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    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory
    May15

    Crimean Tatar stuns with Eurovision victory

    Ukraine’s representative, Jamala, has been declared the winner in Stockholm after a heart-felt performance of ‘1944’, a song about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala takes home Eurovision crown with song about war

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a song “1944” about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. In a show known down the years for its playfulness and camp, 32-year-old Jamala struck a sombre...

    Eurovision winning entry: 1944, a harrowing family tale about Stalin’s deportation of Muslim Tatars
    May15

    Eurovision winning entry: 1944, a harrowing family tale about Stalin’s deportation of Muslim Tatars

    KIEV // “When strangers are coming, they come to your house, they kill you all and say, ‘we’re not guilty, not guilty’.”Those are the harrowing opening words of war-scarred Ukraine’s winning entry for the Eurovision song contest — a flamboyant and festive occasion more normally associated with laughs than...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th

    The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final took place Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision contest with 1944
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision contest with 1944

    Song by Jamala about strangers coming to “kill you all” seen as allusion Stalin’s deportation of Tartars from Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Eurovision 2016: Israeli haircut disappoints, Ukraine backhands Russia
    May15

    Eurovision 2016: Israeli haircut disappoints, Ukraine backhands Russia

    In the end, with all of the theatrics and corny Euro pop, it was a deeply serious and political song that won the contest. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine crowned winner of 2016 Eurovision contest
    May15

    Ukraine crowned winner of 2016 Eurovision contest

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed
    May14

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed

    Damascus, SANA – The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent on Saturday two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council demanding condemnation of the terrorist massacre committed in al-Zara village in southern Hama. After infiltrating the village at dawn on Thursday while its people were sleeping, terrorist...

    Ukraine blasts journalists accredited with rebels
    May14

    Ukraine blasts journalists accredited with rebels

    Pro-Kiev hackers have released details of thousands of journalists who reported from war-torn territory controlled by Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: World...

    White House: Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee
    May13

    White House: Biden tells Ukraine US ready to OK loan guarantee

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

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