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.
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The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said