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    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage
    May16

    Eurovision meets its Waterloo as Russia-Ukraine rivalry takes center stage

    In many respects, Jamala’s politically charged victory at this year’s Eurovision song contest on May 14 bodes ill for the future of the event. Since its inauguration in 1956, the competition has earne …read more Source: Big News...

    MH17: The satellite images Russia doesn’t want us to see
    May16

    MH17: The satellite images Russia doesn’t want us to see

    Damning new satellite images have been released which appear to confirm the exact time and location of the air defence system used in the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.The images, released by global intelligence agency… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul
    May16

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is heaping public praise on Ukrainian singer Jamala, after her surprise win Saturday over a Russian entry in the wildly popular Eurovision song contest. Poroshenko …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia spits the dummy over Ukraine’s Eurovision win
    May16

    Russia spits the dummy over Ukraine’s Eurovision win

    While Ukrainians basked in their Eurovision win yesterday, Russian officials and Kremlin-friendly media offered up a string of conspiracy theories to explain the win of Crimean Tatar singer Jamala, whose song 1944 was largely seen… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win (AP)
    May16

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win (AP)

    While Ukrainians celebrate their Eurovision victory, many Russians feel the vote was political and the winning song a barb at them. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins Eurovision, As Russians Cry Foul
    May16

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins Eurovision, As Russians Cry Foul

    Jamala,a32-year-oldsingerfromUkraine,haswontheEurovisionSongContestwithasongaboutthemassdeportationofCrimeanTatarsbytheSovietUnionduringWorldWarII. Hersong,1944, isoneofthemostcontroversialwinnersinth …read more Source: Big News...

    Eurovision: Crimean Tatars, Ukrainians celebrate win, while Russia fumes
    May15

    Eurovision: Crimean Tatars, Ukrainians celebrate win, while Russia fumes

    Many Russians, whose Eurovision Song Contest entry won the popular vote but finished third when the national juries’ votes were added, said they felt robbed of the win because of political bias. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    World’s largest plane lands in Perth
    May15

    World’s largest plane lands in Perth

    The world’s biggest aircraft landed at Perth Airport yesterday in front of thousands of excited spectators on its first trip to Australia.The Antonov An-225 Mriya, meaning “dream” in Ukrainian, landed at around 11.30am local time… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dami pipped by Ukraine
    May15

    Dami pipped by Ukraine

    She may have only just missed out on being crowned Eurovision winner but Dami Im can expect a hero’s welcome. …read more Source: THE...

    ‘It was politics that beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine’s Eurovision win
    May15

    ‘It was politics that beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine’s Eurovision win

    Russian lawmakers lash out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed. …read more Source: ABC...

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