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    Russia Blames Ukraine’s ‘Eurovision’ Win on Politics
    May15

    Russia Blames Ukraine’s ‘Eurovision’ Win on Politics

    Russia definitely did not enjoy losing to Ukraine in what became a tense finale of the “Eurovision Song Contest” on Saturday. Ukraine’s Jamala took home the Eurovision trophy and the rights to host next year’s competition after her song “1944” received the highest score from a combination of public votes and...

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May15

    Sore Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    Moscow // Russian lawmakers on Sunday reacted angrily at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed.Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the glitzy Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with her ballad 1944 about the...

    Crimean Tatars Celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision Win
    May15

    Crimean Tatars Celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision Win

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Crimean Tatars on Sunday celebrated Ukrainian singer Jamala’s win at Eurovision with a song that sheds light on their horrific deportations to Central Asia under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin but also hints at their recent treatment under Russian President Vladimir Putin. Many Russians, whose Eurovision Song Contest entry...

    ‘It was politics that beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine’s Eurovision win
    May15

    ‘It was politics that beat art’: Russian officials bash Ukraine’s Eurovision win

    Russian lawmakers lash out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as one pro-Kremlin paper insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed. …read more Source: ABC...

    Eurovision 2016: Furious Russia demands boycott of Ukraine over Jamala’s ‘anti-Kremlin’ song
    May15
    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision song contest
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision song contest

    Ukraine’s Jamala struck a surprise gold in the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a song “1944” about war-time deportations of Crimean Tatars by the Soviet Union in one of the most controversial winners in the competition’s history. In a show known down the years for its playfulness and camp, 32-year-old Jamala struck a sombre...

    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow
    May15

    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow

    On June 18, 2013 Donald Trump had some exciting news: he would soon be whisking dozens of the world’s most beautiful women to Russia. “The Miss Universe Pageant will be broadcast live from MOSCOW, RUSSIA on November 9th,” Trump tweeted that day, referring to the beauty pageant he owned at the time. “A big deal that will bring our countries...

    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow
    May15

    When Donald Trump brought Miss Universe to Moscow

    On June 18, 2013 Donald Trump had some exciting news: he would soon be whisking dozens of the world’s most beautiful women to Russia.“The Miss Universe Pageant will be broadcast live from MOSCOW, RUSSIA on November 9th,” Trump tweeted that day, referring to the beauty pageant he owned at the time. “A big deal that will bring our countries...

    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. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul
    May15

    Crimean Tatars celebrate Eurovision win, Russians cry foul

    Crimean Tatars on Sunday celebrated Ukrainian singer Jamala’s win at Eurovision with a song that sheds light on their horrific deportations to Central Asia under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin but also hints at their recent treatment under Russian President Vladimir Putin. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...