Dmitry Polyansky, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN said on Tuesday that, Russia requested UN Security Council to include Roger Waters, co-founder of UK rock band Pink Floyd, on the list of speakers for Wednesday’s Ukraine-themed meeting of the Council.
Polyansky wrote, “I can confirm: for UN Security Council briefing on prospects of peaceful settlement of crisis around Ukraine in the context of increasing Western arms deliveries to this country we invited as a briefer famous British Musician and rock-musician”
The particular meeting will begin at 18:00 Moscow time on Wednesday.
During his interview with Russian media in August, Roger Waters pinned the blame on the US and its leadership for provoking the Ukrainian crisis. In his words, Waters said, Americans have the mindset that they want to rule the whole world and this makes people in other countries suffer.
Waters continued, “the events in Ukraine a perfect smokescreen for a ruling class, that does not want the conflict to stop and that wants to rule the world wants there to be enormously a few enormously wealthy men in the world, who are all over the world so that they can decide what happens”.