The jury of the 12th International Tchaikovsky Contest, headed by Vladimir Spivakov, took a decision that 22 violinists, including 7 Russians, will compete in the second round of the contest.
All in all, 52 violinists from 19 countries, including 11 Russians, participated in the first round.
According to the regulations, 8 violinists will take part in the final.
Riyadh will not make contradictory statements, nor will it ask for explanations, as Moscow does in the case of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov