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    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: Crimean Tatars, Ukrainians celebrate win, while Russia fumes
    May15

    Eurovision: Crimean Tatars, Ukrainians celebrate win, while Russia fumes

    Many Russians, whose Eurovision Song Contest entry won the popular vote but finished third when the national juries’ votes were added, said they felt robbed of the win because of political bias. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russia to ‘boycott’ Eurovision as Ukraine president says ‘truth prevailed’ in shock win
    May15

    Russia to ‘boycott’ Eurovision as Ukraine president says ‘truth prevailed’ in shock win

    UKRAINIAN politicians hailed their country’s shock victory at the Eurovision Song Contest as Russian sources suggest Moscow may boycott next year’s competition. …read more Source:...

    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:...