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    Jamala Returns To Hero’s Welcome In Ukraine
    May15

    Jamala Returns To Hero’s Welcome In Ukraine

    Eurovision winner Jamala returned to a hero’s welcome at Kyiv airport. Jamala’s song, 1944, told the story of the deportations of Crimean Tatars under Stalin — and was widely seen as a comment on Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and subsequent repression of Crimean Tatars. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song
    May15

    Eurovision Winner Inspired By Schindler’s List, Unveils New Song

    Ukraine’s Jamala, a 32-year-old Crimean Tatar, says her winning performance at the Eurovision Song Contest was inspired by the soundtrack of the film, Schindler’s List. She also previewed a new song at her post-contest news conference in Stockholm. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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 Eurovision Song Contest
    May15

    Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Ukraine has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. To Move Forward With $1 Billion Loan Guarantee For Ukraine
    May14

    U.S. To Move Forward With $1 Billion Loan Guarantee For Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the United States will move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms against corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry
    May13

    Russian TV Doesn’t Get Ukraine’s Eurovision Entry

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry has reached the finals with a song about the suffering of Crimean Tatars forcibly deported under Josef Stalin. But seen through the prism of Russian state media, the song has a very different meaning. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    RFE/RL Welcomes Russia’s Decision To Unblock Its Crimea Website
    May13

    RFE/RL Welcomes Russia’s Decision To Unblock Its Crimea Website

    RFE/RL’s Crimean news desk, Krym.Realii, has welcomed Moscow’s decision to unblock its news website in Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea Realities Chief Welcomes Unblocking Of Website
    May13

    Crimea Realities Chief Welcomes Unblocking Of Website

    The chief of RFE/RL’s Krym.Realii or Crimea Realities, says Russian authorities have unblocked access to the news website. On May 12, the de facto prosecutor of Crimea, Natalia Poklonskaya, announced that Russia’s media regulator, Roskomnadzor, had decided to shut down the site. The website’s chief, Volodymyr Prytula, said in...

    10 More Countries Advance To Eurovision Final
    May13

    10 More Countries Advance To Eurovision Final

    Ten countries, including Ukraine, advanced from the second of two semifinals completing the final line-up for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest’s grand finale this week in Stockholm. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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