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Miley Cyrus caught up in Russia sanctions row
Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:09
Helsinki venue in which Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake are due to perform is owned by three Russians who have been blacklisted by the US government

Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake have become embroiled in a political row over whether the promoter of their sellout concerts in Finland risks falling foul of US sanctions on Russia, the Financial Times reports.

The Helsinki venue in which the American singers are due to perform in May and June, along with other US stars in the coming months, is owned by three Russians who have been blacklisted by the US government in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. The concerts were booked by Live Nation Entertainment, the world's largest promoter and ticket-seller.

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source: http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/03/miley-cyrus-russia-us-sanctions

 

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