Robbie Williams 'selling soul to dictator Putin' in World Cup gig

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the Guardian—Singer handing Russian leader PR coup by performing at opening ceremony, say critics Robbie Williams has been accused of selling his soul to the “dictator” Vladimir Putin after it emerged he will be performing in Russia for the football World Cup. The singer will headline Thursday’s opening ceremony, which will be attended by the Russian president prior to the tournament’s first game, between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Continue reading...

Robbie Williams selling his soul for World Cup gig. MOSCOW (Reuters) - A long-time Kremlin critic lambasted Robbie Williams for deciding to sing at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow on Thursday, while a campaign group offered to brief the British pop star on Russia's human rights record.