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    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’
    May16

    Russia: Ukraine’s Eurovision win ‘political’

    A Russian senator has said that a Ukrainian singer’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest was a case of politics prevailing over art, and has suggested Russia skip next year’s contest in response, Russian state media reports.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try...

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine,raises eyebrows in Russia
    May16

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine,raises eyebrows in Russia

    KIEV/MOSCOW: Ukrainians hailed their country’s unexpected victory in the Eurovision song contest as a Europe-wide endorsement of Ukraine in its smouldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the contest had been hijacked by politics. Ukrainian singer Jamala overtook the bookmakers’ favourites, Russia and Australia, to lift the...

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul
    May16

    Ukraine Hails Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is heaping public praise on Ukrainian singer Jamala, after her surprise win Saturday over a Russian entry in the wildly popular Eurovision song contest. Poroshenko, writing on Twitter, said he personally congratulated the 33-year-old performer, whose winni… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win (AP)
    May16

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win (AP)

    While Ukrainians celebrate their Eurovision victory, many Russians feel the vote was political and the winning song a barb at them. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins Eurovision, As Russians Cry Foul
    May16

    Ukraine’s Jamala Wins Eurovision, As Russians Cry Foul

    Jamala,a32-year-oldsingerfromUkraine,haswontheEurovisionSongContestwithasongaboutthemassdeportationofCrimeanTatarsbytheSovietUnionduringWorldWarII. Hersong,1944, isoneofthemostcontroversialwinnersinth …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Praises Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul
    May16

    Ukraine Praises Its Eurovision Winner, Russia Cries Foul

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is heaping public praise on Ukrainian singer Jamala, after her surprise win Saturday over a Russian entry in the wildly popular Eurovision song contest. Poroshenko, writing on Twitter, said he personally congratulated the 33-year-old performer, whose winning song, “1944,” lamented the Soviet...

    Eurovision win by Crimean singer stings Russian pride
    May16

    Eurovision win by Crimean singer stings Russian pride

    While the Ukrainian singer Jamala doesn’t directly discuss the Russian annexation of Crimea, her message is clear. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine
    May15

    Eurovision win lifts spirits in Ukraine

    KIEV/MOSCOW: Ukrainians hailed their country’s unexpected victory in the Eurovision song contest as a Europe-wide endorsement of Ukraine in its smouldering conflict with Russia, while Moscow said the contest had been hijacked by politics. Jubilant Ukrainians erupted in celebration on Sunday across the country. Susana Jamaladinova, a...

    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:...

    The Real Story of Our Decades-Long Foreign Policy Disaster That Set the Middle East on Fire
    May15

    The Real Story of Our Decades-Long Foreign Policy Disaster That Set the Middle East on Fire

    The brilliant Andrew Bacevich explains why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war. I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope Club, an old-line gents’ establishment in Providence, Rhode Island. That evening he outlined a dozen or so “theses,” as he called them in...