Russian DJ Nina Kraviz releases statement ahead of Movement Festival after calls for her removal: ‘I am praying for peace’

Kraviz is being boycotted for ‘Pro-Putin’ social media posts dating back to 2014 and staying silent on the Ukraine conflict

By Randiah Camille Green

Russian DJ Nina Kraviz is scheduled to play this year’s Movement Festival in May, but the techno artist has recently come under fire for past social media posts labeled by critics as “Pro-Putin,” and calls for her removal from the festival lineup have grown. The controversial social media posts in question include a 2014 photo showing Kraviz posing with a cardboard cutout of Russian President Vladimir Putin holding a rifle with a flower in the barrel...

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