Roger Waters has repeatedly spoken out against Israel, this time comparing Israelis to the aliens from the film Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
With seven weeks to go, a steady stream of Eurovision contestants visit the Holy Land for filming.
Waters responded to a Jerusalem Post article: "I'm sorry you buckled boys..."
When asked if the decision to perform in Russia was a difficult one given his constant efforts to dissuade artists from performing in Israel, Waters answered, 'of course not.'
Portishead, Wolf Alice and Shame call to boycott "brutal occupation."
BDS does nothing to advance the cause of peace, tolerance and understanding, and actually hurts the Palestinian people.
Five state television and radio affiliates of the national ARD network have pulled out of broadcasting the concerts due to antisemitism allegations.
Roger Waters publicly supports BDS and is widely known for his anti-Israel views.
Waters was responding to Nick Cave, who told a news conference he was performing in Israel to take a stand against BDS.
On a daily basis, BDS barrages international artists with misinformation in an effort to pressure them to cancel their shows in Israel, and attempts to smear their reputation when they refuse.