People's Artist of Russia, theater and film actor, actor and director of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, professor and artistic director of the workshop at the Russian Institute of Theater Arts - GITIS.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Lazarev 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.