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    Eurovision: Russia wasn’t robbed
    May16

    Eurovision: Russia wasn’t robbed

    Too many are reading too much into Ukraine’s Eurovision victory. …read more Source:...

    In pictures: Crimean Tatar singer welcomed in Kyiv after Eurovision victory
    May16

    In pictures: Crimean Tatar singer welcomed in Kyiv after Eurovision victory

    See how Crimean Tatar singer Jamala was welcomed in Kyiv on May 15 after her song on Soviet repressions against her people brought her victory in the Eurovision pop song contest. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest, Serbia finishes 17th
    May16

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest, Serbia finishes 17th

    Ukraine won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest at the Stockholm Globe Arena on Saturday, with Serbia finishing 17th.Serbia received 35 points from the juries of seven countries – including eight from Bosnia-Herzegovina, more than from any of the 42 countries taking part in the vote – and then won 80 points in the televote, taking the...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016
    May16

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016

    The country scored 534 points with its song 1944. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia was third with 491 points. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Australia PM aims Eurovision barb
    May16

    Ex-Australia PM aims Eurovision barb

    Ousted Australian prime minister Tony Abbott uses Ukraine’s Eurovision victory to take an apparent swipe at Russia. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia
    May15

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine, raises eyebrows in Russia

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian politicians hailed their country’s surprise weekend victory in the European Song Contest as a continent-wide endorsement in their smoldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the competition had been hijacked by politics. …read more Source:...

    Russia to ‘boycott’ Eurovision as Ukraine president says ‘truth prevailed’ in shock win
    May15

    Russia to ‘boycott’ Eurovision as Ukraine president says ‘truth prevailed’ in shock win

    UKRAINIAN politicians hailed their country’s shock victory at the Eurovision Song Contest as Russian sources suggest Moscow may boycott next year’s competition. …read more Source:...

    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky
    May15

    How do people see Russia? Eurovision gave one answer | Mary Dejevsky

    Ukraine triumphed – but the popular vote suggested a more nuanced view of Russia than has often be assumedBy accident of geopolitics or diplomatic design, Ukraine has been largely absent from international headlines recently. The violence in the east has subsided; the government in Kiev has been in disarray, and Russia has been distracted by...

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph
    May15

    Anger in Moscow, joy in Kiev, after Ukraine’s Eurovision triumph

    Russian politicians call for boycott of next year’s contest in protest at the political content of Jamala’s winning song, 1944Russia’s political establishment reacted with howls of indignation on Sunday to Ukraine’s victory at the Eurovision song contest, demanding an inquiry into how a politicised song was allowed to be...

    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...

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