Kremlin hopes Kiev will rethink ban on disabled Russian Eurovision contestant - TASS

MOSCOW, March 23. /TASS/. The Kremlin is calling on Kiev to review its entry ban on Russia's vocalist who planned to participate in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Yulia Samoilova, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on ...

Press review: Kiev bans disabled Eurovision singer and Russia's arms sales skyrocket - TASS

The recent high-profile scandal with Kiev involved Ukraine's intelligence agency, the SBU, banning Russia's wheelchair-bound Eurovision-2017 contestant, Yulia Samoilova, from entering the country for three years. According to Nezavisimaya Gazeta ...

Ukraine's Entry Ban to Russian Contestant 'Blow' to Eurovision - Kremlin - Sputnik International

Ukraine's entry ban for Russia's 2017 Eurovision song contest participant aimed at blowing the competition, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. Singer Yulia Samoilova, Russia's Eurovision 2017 contestant, and her husband, Alexei Taran,.

Crimean leader calls on Eurovision participants to boycott contest in Kiev - TASS

SIMFEROPOL, March 23. /TASS/. Vocalists participating in the Eurovision Song Contest should boycott the contest held in Kiev in the wake of Ukraine's decision to ban entry to Russia's contestant, Yulia Samoilova, Crimea's head Sergey Aksyonov wrote on ...

Ukraine Bans Russian Contestant Ahead of 2017 Eurovision Contest in Kiev - Latin American Herald Tribune

KIEV – Ukraine's security services on Wednesday banned a Russian singer from entering the country, just two months before she was due to take part in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Julia Samoylova, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy ...

'What threat did they see in little girl like me?' Disabled Russian Eurovision singer mocks Kiev ban - RT

Wheelchair-bound Russian singer Yulia Samoylova said she can't comprehend what scared the Ukrainian authorities so much that they slapped her with a three-year ban. Samoylova said she still hopes to perform at Eurovision in Kiev. “It is very funny to ...

Kiev bans Russian from Eurovision - The Times (subscription)

The Eurovision song contest was at the centre of an angry diplomatic dispute yesterday after Ukraine banned Russia's candidate from entering the country for three years, ruling her out of the competition. The Russian foreign ministry accused Kiev of an ...

Press-secretary of the Security Service of Ukraine Olena Hitlyanska: no investigation on Armenia - oikotimes.com

UKRAINE – Ukrainian press-secretary of the Security Service of Ukraine Olena Hitlyanska spoke today about the latest developments with Russia and Armenia. She clarifies that there are no documented reports that Armenian entrant violated the Ukrainian ...