Russian artists, athletes and public figures, as well as their foreign counterparts in the near future can lose the status of goodwill ambassadors, artists for peace and Champions for sport, UNESCO, reported RIA Novosti a source in the organization familiar with the situation.
According to the source, the intention to abolish the title of goodwill Ambassadors due to the fact that "the title received by many, and the results of their work are not very visible, they do not provide reporting on its activities".
The Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation regularly discusses the issues of possible support of non-governmental cultural institutions may be able to include in the program support and private institutions, suggested the special presidential envoy for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi.
Commenting on the situation in the music industry and the resumption of its activities after the pandemic, he noted that today one of the most keenly debated topics - security measures which must be complied with after the lifting of restrictions.
People's artist Edgard Zapashny, saxophonist Igor Butman, pianist Denis Matsuev, radio and TV presenter Alla Dovlatov, as well as singer and actress Marina Fedunkiv supported a gradual easing of the isolation regime in Moscow.
He added that he hoped that the schedule of the walks, introduced in Moscow, will be effective. "Because we see that the worst scenario, we still have escaped" — he said.