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    Russian officials bash Ukraine’s ‘political’ Eurovision win
    May15

    Russian officials bash Ukraine’s ‘political’ Eurovision win

    After Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision win, Russian politicians have decried the song’s “political” content while media called for the votes to be reviewed. One politician has suggested skipping next year’s contest. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine president hails Eurovision win
    May15

    Ukraine president hails Eurovision win

    President Poroshenko of Ukraine welcomes his country’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest, while many in Russia condemn it as political. …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: Ukraine’s poignant Eurovision triumph
    May15

    VIDEO: Ukraine’s poignant Eurovision triumph

    Celebrations are continuing in Ukraine after Crimean Tartar artist, Jamala, won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2016: Furious Russia demands boycott of Ukraine over Jamala’s ‘anti-Kremlin’ song
    May15
    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow
    May15

    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow

    On June 18, 2013 Donald Trump had some exciting news: he would soon be whisking dozens of the world’s most beautiful women to Russia. “The Miss Universe Pageant will be broadcast live from MOSCOW, RUSSIA on November 9th,” Trump tweeted that day, referring to the beauty pageant he owned at the time. “A big deal that will bring our countries...

    Ukraine hails Sweden Eurovision victory as Russia sulks
    May15

    Ukraine hails Sweden Eurovision victory as Russia sulks

    Jubilant Ukrainian officials erupted in celebration Sunday after Jamala won the Eurovision Song Contest with a powerful tribute to her Tatar people’s deportation from Russian-annexed Crimea in 1944, while Russian officials complained of bias. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016 with politically-charged song
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016 with politically-charged song

    Ukrainian singer Jamala has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest with a controversial piece about Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars.… …read more Source:...

    ‘They kill you all’ Russia’s fury as Ukraine takes Eurovision trophy with POLITICAL song
    May15

    ‘They kill you all’ Russia’s fury as Ukraine takes Eurovision trophy with POLITICAL song

    EUROVISION has sparked Russian outrage as Ukraine’s song 1944 is crowned winner of the ‘unpolitical’ song contest. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video
    May15

    Eurovision winner Jamala says her song touches people – video

    Ukrainian singer Jamala speaks after being crowned the 2016 Eurovision song contest winner in Stockholm on Saturday. Her ballad 1944, evoked the deportation of Crimean Tatars by Josef Stalin and has been interpreted as a criticism of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Jamala is herself a Crimean Tatar and has not been home since the...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision 2016

    BELGRADE – Ukrainian singer Jamala has won the 2016 Eurovision song contest with a controversial piece about Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars. Australian and Russian performers grabbed the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. The song 1944 written and performed by Jamala, a Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent, was inspired by the...

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