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“We can’t help” – Japan refused visa to Crimean saxophonist due to non-recognition of Russian annexation of Crimea

Japanese authorities have banned the entry of a saxophonist from Crimea Veronika Kozhukharova, who received a Russian passport after the illegal Russian annexation of the peninsula. Her colleague, harpist and composer Aleksandr Boldachev, with whom the young woman was supposed to perform in Japan, informed about the incident. The Japanese embassy in Moscow insists that Kozhukharova obtain a visa in

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