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    European Round-up: From Zlatan and Pep’s fitting farewell to Leicester and Higuain make history and more
    May16

    European Round-up: From Zlatan and Pep’s fitting farewell to Leicester and Higuain make history and more

    An enthralling 2015-16 season of football nears it’s end. With all the major leagues concluded, people anxiously wait for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez bagged a hat-trick to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 La Liga win at Granada that allowed the Catalans to retain their league title. Manchester City...

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest, Serbia finishes 17th
    May16

    Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest, Serbia finishes 17th

    Ukraine won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest at the Stockholm Globe Arena on Saturday, with Serbia finishing 17th.Serbia received 35 points from the juries of seven countries – including eight from Bosnia-Herzegovina, more than from any of the 42 countries taking part in the vote – and then won 80 points in the televote, taking the...

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016
    May16

    Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016

    The country scored 534 points with its song 1944. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia was third with 491 points. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to honor Crimean Tatar Eurovision winner
    May16

    Ukraine to honor Crimean Tatar Eurovision winner

    Jamala tells Kyiv homecoming reception Eurovision win shows there is ‘justice’ …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine wins a ‘politically charged’ Eurovision
    May16

    Ukraine wins a ‘politically charged’ Eurovision

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukrainian singer Jamala snatched victory from arch-rival Russia to win the Eurovision song contest Saturday, adding a touch of political drama to the annual kitsch extravaganza. …read more Source: The China...

    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 …read more Source: Big News...

    Russians sneer as Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest
    May16

    Russians sneer as Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest

    Russian lawmakers on Sunday lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as pro-Kremlin media insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed of victory. Ukrainian performer Jamala won the glitzy contest Saturday with her ballad “1944” about the deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Soviet authorities...

    Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win
    May16

    Russian officials bash Ukraine Eurovision win

    Russian lawmakers on Sunday, May 15, lashed out at arch-rival Ukraine’s “political” victory in the Eurovision song contest, as pro-Kremlin media insisted Moscow’s entrant was robbed. Ukrainian performer Jamala won the glitzy contest Saturday, May 14, with her ballad “1944” about the deportation of the Crimean...

    ‘This song is about our tragedy’: Crimean Tatars celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision win as Russians cry foul
    May16

    ‘This song is about our tragedy’: Crimean Tatars celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision win as Russians cry foul

    Many Russians, whose Eurovision Song Contest entry won the popular vote but finished third, said they felt robbed of the win because of political bias …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ‘This song is about our tragedy’: Crimean Tatars celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision win as Russians cry foul
    May16

    ‘This song is about our tragedy’: Crimean Tatars celebrate Ukraine’s Eurovision win as Russians cry foul

    KYIV, 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 won...