NOVO-GAREVO, June 6. / TASS /. Russian President Vladimir Putin did not rule out the possibility of agreeing on a foreign tour of the Mariinsky Theater in the face of continuing restrictions.
During a meeting in video mode with cultural figures on Saturday, the head of state commented on a proposal voiced by the artistic director and director of the theater, Valery Gergiev, noting that, with the exception of Italy, the rest of Europe and the United States are closed to Russians.
“It’s not a matter of profession, just today Russian citizens are not allowed to go abroad, well, except for some extraordinary cases that need to be negotiated separately. You can probably negotiate with your team separately, because you have an outstanding team, he’s all happy around the world, “Putin said. At the same time, the President emphasized that the life and health of citizens should be at the forefront in resolving issues related to the resumption of theaters.