By Jonathan Bucks For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 23:41 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 1 September 2018
A brass band has sparked a diplomatic row by performing a string of concerts in Russian-occupied Crimea.
Symphonic Brass Wales, which has previously performed at the Royal Albert Hall and at Six Nations rugby matches, played in six Crimean towns and cities during a ‘truly incredible’ 12-day tour of the region last month.
But Natalia Galibarenko, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UK, accused the band of ‘legitimising Russia’s illegal