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Eurovision Contest 2017 - Kyiv
« on: March 22, 2017, 08:20:36 AM »
It appears the Ukrainians have barred the Russian lady who is their entrant for the contest from entering - as she has been to Crimea and not entered Crimea via Ukraine.

Whilst I understand the acute sensitivity of this matter, I wonder if the UA authorities may have made a mistake ?

Yulia Samoylova is wheel-chair bound and is headline news in Russia - 'Evil Ukrainians'  - of course ..

Sometimes it is better to bite on on it ..Ukraine won, last year - with a song that sailed close - if not over the non-political rules of the competition.

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/ukraine-russia-eurovision-ban-song-contest-putin-war-latest-a7643351.html