Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters blacklisted by Ukraine for debunking Western propaganda

Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters has found himself blacklisted and added to the Ukrainian database of national enemies, after statements to Russian media about Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine.

Waters, 74, is wrapping up his US+Them European tour with concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow this week and spoke with several Russian outlets about both music and his political activism. The rock musician has been an outspoken champion of the Palestinian cause and a critic of Western-backed rebels in Syria.

On Monday, however, his name appeared in the “purgatory” database of Mirotvorets (Peacemaker), maintained by people connected with Ukraine’s security and intelligence services and listing alleged enemies of the state.

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