The President said many warm words to the widow of the deceased
For attendance at the funeral of Joseph Kobzon, Vladimir Putin interrupted his stay in Sochi and flew to Moscow. The head of state honored the memory of people's artist of the USSR, a moment of silence. The President stayed at the tomb and laid a bouquet of his foot. Mr Putin said many warm words to support the widow of Joseph Davidovich, Ninel. The conversation also participated cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the son and daughter of Kobzon. The head of state in turn hugged relatives of the deceased.
At the memorial service came a lot of politicians, cultural figures, public servants. In particular, Kobzon was personally forgiven by the Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky, state Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, the singer Lolita Milyavskaya, TV presenter Yuri Nikolayev, Olympic champion Alexander Karelin.