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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Peskov commented on the threat of Kiev not to let the Russian party “Eurovision-2017”


Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has responded to the threat Verkhovna Rada Deputy and adviser to the interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko promised to deny entry to the Russian participant of “Eurovision-2017” in the case, if he did not like Kiev.


photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Peskov said Monday that the rules of Eurovision the same for all States and Ukraine will have to fulfill them in the coming year, reports TASS.

Thus a press-the Secretary of the head of state urged not to hurry up with refusal to participate in the competition in 2017. “Wait, waving his sword,” – said Peskov.

The victory in “Eurovision-20216” won the Ukrainian singer Jamala with a song “1944”, which is dedicated to the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people during the great Patriotic war. Russian Sergey Lazarev, who won the viewers ‘ vote, the scoring was only on the third place.

After completion of the competition, Anton Gerashchenko said that Ukraine will not allow in 2017 to be the participant from Russia, who supported the “Russian aggression” against Ukraine. In the country, we recall, acts black list of Russian cultural figures.

In turn, the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk expressed confidence that the success of Jamala marked the beginning of the process of the return of the Crimea under the control of Kiev.

Read the story “the Grand paradox of “Eurovision”: why won Jamal”.

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