Zapashny said the statement Vaikule about the Crimea and the Soviet Union

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Nitrocinnamic Edgard Zapashny. Archival photoZapashny said the statement Vaikule about the Crimea and the Soviet Union© RIA Novosti / Alexander Natruskin

Tamer Edgard Zapashny has criticized the statement Laima Vaikule about the Crimea and the Soviet Union.

Earlier, the actress said she was pleased with the collapse of the Soviet Union and will not go to the Crimea, however the fee she proposed.

«Dear you «our» lime. If not for the Soviet Union, you’d be ever so beautifully sang in Russian, who throughout your career watered and fed you, as a native Latvian you still there is not a single recognizable song!» — wrote Zapashny in Instagram.

The artist noted that the scientist had the opportunity to abandon the title of honored artist of the Latvian SSR, but she didn’t take it.

«At that time you apparently «loved» Soviet Union», — said Zapashny.

He also reminded the scientist that Crimea is Russian territory, and urged her to take courage and not to visit Russia, if her views are so very different from the views of the Russians.

Statement Vaikule he also called the attempt to bite the hand that continues to feed her.

«Without much respect for you: is listed twice in the list of «Peacemaker» Edgard Zapashny, the man who still in all forms writes that he was born in the USSR!» — signed his letter the artist.

Your post artist was accompanied by the hashtags #namesecure and #shame.

Crimea became a Russian region in a referendum, which was held after a coup in Ukraine in 2014. About 97 percent of the population of the Republic of Crimea and 96 percent of residents of Sevastopol were in favor of the return of the territory to Russia.