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    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory
    May15

    Ukraine president hails ‘unbelievable’ Eurovision victory

    KIEV – 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. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Political Ukraine song wins Eurovision
    May15

    Political Ukraine song wins Eurovision

    Controversial ‘1944′ performance inflames Russia for focusing on Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

    Ukrainian singer Jamala’s melancholic tune about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday, an unusual choice for the kitschy pop fest. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine victorious in Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine victorious in Eurovision

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest with her “1944″ song featuring lyrics about deportations by the Soviet Union in what could be one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision
    May15

    Ukraine stuns Russia to win politically-charged Eurovision

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest Saturday, May 14, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. After a tense vote count, during which it seemed Australia was going to run away with the crown until … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Eurovision winner calls for ‘peace and love’
    May15

    Ukraine Eurovision winner calls for ‘peace and love’

    Jamala’s song about the deportation of Crimean Tartars under Stalin could make her one of Eurovision’s most controversial winners. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ukraine’s Jamala was crowned the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday for a melancholic tune about the 1944… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest

    STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN) – Ukraine’s Jamala has won the 61st edition of Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s annual kitsch fest of music, glitz and politics. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Ukraine has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine wins as Eurovision dials back the kitsch …well, a little bit
    May15

    Ukraine wins as Eurovision dials back the kitsch …well, a little bit

    A bit of politics, a bit of schmaltz, and a silly costume secured the prizeEurovision ground down a tiny notch last night back to relative sanity, which is only to say it was still as sweetly mad as a fish in a sporran. In Stockholm’s Globe arena, and in a remarkable break from recent tradition, some of the music wasn’t bad. None of...