The Elton John concert in St. Petersburg was contrary to the message about the bomb

Before the Elton John concert at the ice Palace in St.-Petersburg the unknown reported about the bomb in the building, but that did not stop the speech, according to “Fontanka”.

According to the publication, a call on mining was reported to the police at around 19:00 GMT on Saturday — it was at this time and was to begin the concert. However, according to “Fontanka”, the event was decided not to disrupt the and has inspected the premises, not evacuating people. It ended at 21:00, the bomb engineers not found.

May 30 Elton John will hold a concert in Moscow. Back in the fall, he has stated that he wants to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the rights of sexual minorities. In March, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Putin could meet with the musician during his visit to the Russian capital, if their schedules will allow it. This week, however, he said that the graphics of John and Putin are not the same. The meeting, according to Peskov, it may take “next time”.