Russian hip-hop artist Alexey Dolmatovperforming under the pseudonym Guf, posted on Instagram (social network is prohibited in RF; belongs to the Meta corporation, which is recognized as extremist in Russia and is banned) apology for the video with the priests after reports of its verification Investigative Committee (IC) of Russia to insult the feelings of believers.
“I sincerely apologize, I sincerely repent for posting this idiocy online. I didn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, especially Orthodox people,” Guf said. The performer added that he found a video from an Orthodox service on which his voice was superimposed on the Internet, after which he published it on his page.
Previously reportedthat the Investigative Committee will check Guf for insulting the feelings of believers because of a video with priests singing the song “To Those Who Are With Us.” Activists of the Orthodox movement “Forty Forties” complained about Dolmatov. They wrote an appeal in which they asked that the perpetrator be punished according to the law. In addition, members of the movement appealed to the department with a request to check the song for propaganda of drug use.
“Forty Forties” also called for the cancellation of Dolmatov’s next concert, which is scheduled to take place in Moscow December 14. According to the initiator of the appeal Georgy Soldatovthe actions of the performer are blasphemous towards all saints.https://musicnewsfirst.com/