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EuroVision executive comments on scandal with Russian participant
15:49, 14 March 2017
EuroVision executive comments on scandal with Russian participant

European Broadcasting Union has no complaints against the Russian delegation to the Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv

15:49, 14 March 2017

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European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has no complaints against the Russian delegation to the Eurovision 2017. Journalist Olena Removska reported that on her Twitter account citing Jon Ola Sand, the CEO of the song contest.

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"European Broadcasting Union has no complaints against the Russian delegation, it’s up to the Ukrainian authorities,” he said.

The Vice-Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko noted that the situation with Yuliya Samoylova needs further examination, which is currently being done by the special services.

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“The decision by the Ukrainian authorities will be in the mood of Eurovision and in accordance with the law,” he said.

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As it was reported earlier, a 27-year-old singer Yuliya Samoylova will be representing Russia at Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine. The contest is scheduled for May 9 through May 13.

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