Russian pop and opera singer, composer, TV presenter, film actor, teacher, professor of the department of music and performing arts of the Moscow State Pedagogical University; People's Artist of Ukraine, Master of Arts of the Republic of Moldova, People's Artist of the Russian Federation
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Baskov is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.