In the Kremlin commented on the Eurovision song contest

В Кремле высказались о «Евровидении» Press Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov reminded the representatives of Ukraine on the rules of the contest. Earlier in a press there was an information that host Eurovision next year the country will filter the participants from Russia.

      В Кремле высказались о «Евровидении»

      Last Saturday in Stockholm was held the final of “Eurovision”. The victory was won by the representative of Ukraine Jamala with a song “1944” about the deportation of Crimean Tatars from the Crimea Peninsula in the postwar period. Russian artist Sergey Lazarev with the song “You Are the Only One” took only third place, although the final he was the clear leader.

      Next year, thanks to the triumph of Jamala, international music competition will take place in Ukraine. The country chooses the city that will open its arms of talented performers and collectives. Among the most likely options appear while Kiev and Odessa. However, representatives of the Ukrainian government to discuss not only this issue. So, one of the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada suggested that on “the Eurovision-2017” for political reasons will be able to get not every representative of our country.

      In order to eliminate such judgments, press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has expressed opinion of the Kremlin about the possibility of “filtering” of our participants.

      Eurovision is an international contest, and the receiving party must follow the rules of “Eurovision”. All the rest is their competence”, – said Peskov.
      В Кремле высказались о «Евровидении»

      Interestingly, in Russia, skeptical of the fans of the show suggests that from our country at all, maybe nobody will go to Ukraine. Many social media users have to say with regret that political differences between the two countries can become a reason for conflict situations during the preparation for the competition. However, the question of whether there is a sense of Russia in General to refuse participation in “Eurovision” next year, Sands was given a rousing response. “Wait to swing a sword!”, – quoted the press Secretary of the President TASS.

      Internet users signed a petition about cancellation of results of “Eurovision”

      We will remind, recently won the competition for the third place Sergey Lazarev returned to Russia and took part in the talk show “live”, where he first told about his emotions regarding the refereeing at the “Eurovision”.

      “I had such a gut feeling that the members of the jury, we will hold the points. Because it is very obvious the leadership of Russia this year was the competition for room, for training, for our confidence and approach to business. And, of course, the feeling that this boycott, which we decided in the end to declare that it is present. I’m not going to blame anyone, but the facts speak for themselves. Exactly these zeros from countries – 21 countries gave us zero points – it seems like we generally do on stage did not…” – disappointedly said Lazarev.