One law for all. After the prohibition of entry to Ukraine of Russian singer Yulia Samoilova, the security Service of Ukraine may not be allowed to contest “Eurovision 2017” and the representative of Armenia Artsvik Harutyunyan. This is reported by Ukrainian media, citing the words of the adviser to the interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko.
According to Gerashchenko, at the moment, intelligence check, did Harutyunyan in the Crimea after the annexation. The results of the investigation authorities of Ukraine will make a separate decision.
“We can’t hold accountable Julia Samoylova, because she moved in to the Crimea, and the rest – no. That would be unfair. If we determine that the participant from Armenia also were on the Peninsula after the annexation, we will give you and her a special decision,” — said Gerashchenko.
Meanwhile, Anton has mentioned it, the representative from Armenia. Harutyunyan was supposed to represent her country with the song “Fly With Me”, but it is still unknown whether they’ll let her in Kyiv.
We will remind that the international contest has already said he will accept any decision of Ukraine on the contestants of other countries.