According to the TV presenter, he was banned from the neighboring country in 2014. “This did not stop me from coming to Kyiv for work and making pilgrimages to the holy places of Ukraine twice during this period,” Korchevnikov said.
Earlier, in an interview with RIA Novosti, he commented that he was on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s sanctions list and said that the Kyiv authorities “have nothing to do” in conditions where “the country is dying and reducing to zero before your eyes.” .”
Recall, on January 15, President Volodymyr Zelensky put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on sanctions against 198 figures. In addition to Korchevnikov, director Andrei Konchalovsky, producer Yana Rudkovskaya, actor Yegor Beroev, and military journalist Semyon Pegov were placed on the sanctions list.