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    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...

    Cybersecurity challenges discussed at GUAM headquarters
    May15

    Cybersecurity challenges discussed at GUAM headquarters

    The 4th meeting of the working group on cybersecurity was held on May 12-13 in Kiev at the Secretariat of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM. The Azerbaijani delegation was among the participants of the event, which highlighted topical issues of cooperation between GUAM member states in the field of...

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest With Song About Crimean Tatar Deportation

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win
    May15

    Jamala Celebrates Eurovision Win

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, celebrates at a post-performance news conference after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. Her song, 1944, is about Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s mass deportation of her entire nation to Central Asia in during World War II. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Ukraine’s Jamala won the 2016 Eurovision song contest on Saturday. In the grand finale that was held in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm, the songstress performed “1944.” …read more Source:...

    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...

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision
    May15

    Dami Im reveals ambitions to crack Europe after close finish at Eurovision

    Australian singer’s entry, Sound of Silence, earned the most jury votes but fell short on the public voteDami Im has revealed her ambitions to crack the European market after narrowly missing out on winning the Eurovision song contest for Australia in Stockholm on Saturday night.The 27-year-old Brisbane-based singer said she gave 150% at...

    Poli Genova ranks Bulgaria fourth at Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Poli Genova ranks Bulgaria fourth at Eurovision 2016

    Bulgarian star Poli Genova ranked Bulgaria fourth at last night’s Eurovision 2016 finals in Stockholm. The winner in the song contest is Ukraine with the piece 1944. The Bulgarian and her song If Love was Crime seen as outsiders by the bookmakers have improved Bulgaria’s best-ever Eurovision ranking. In 2007 Elitsa and Stundzhi with...

    AP Top International News at 12:04 a.m. EDT
    May15

    AP Top International News at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest …read more Source:...