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    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest

    Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest on Saturday, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. …read more Source: Channel...

    Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev
    May15

    Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev

    Suspect fled the scene of a nightclub shooting in 2014 authorities are charging him with attempted murder. …read more Source: Arutz...

    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:...

    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...

    ‘Politics beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May15

    ‘Politics beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    MOSCOW, Russia – Russian lawmakers on Sunday, May 15, lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as pro-Kremlin media insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed. Ukrainian performer Jamala won the glitzy contest Saturday, May 14, with her ballad “1944″ about the deportation...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision Song Contest

    …read more Source: Taipei...

    Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine’s Jamala wins competition
    May15

    Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine’s Jamala wins competition

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden, reports BBC. The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, about the deportation of Crimean Tatars under Josef Stalin. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia – which was the favourite going into the competition – was third...

    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:...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Win Sparks A Political Uproar In Russia
    May15

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Win Sparks A Political Uproar In Russia

    KIEV/MOSCOW, May 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainians hailed their country’s unexpected victory in the Eurovision song contest as a Europe-wide endorsement of Ukraine in its smoldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the contest had been hijacked by politics.Ukrainian singer Jamala overtook the bookmakers’ favorites, Russia and...

    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...