In Russia called the prohibition of entry Samoilova in Ukraine, a blow to the “Eurovision”

В РФ назвали запрет въезда Самойловой в Украину ударом по "Евровидению"

Julia Samoylova

In the Russian Federation are convinced that the decision to ban the entry of Yulia Samoilova in Ukraine devalues the song contest “Eurovision-2017”. In particular, this was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports “RIA Novosti”.

“Certainly, the decision of the Ukrainian side seriously devalues the upcoming competition, I guess, this is a blow to the prestige of “Eurovision”. We know that representatives of “Eurovision” has expressed a regret in connection with this decision. We also believe this decision is extremely unfortunate…” he said.

Thus, answering the question about the possibility of Russia to refuse from participation in the contest, Peskov said that a decision not to allow the territory of Ukraine Samoylova took Kiev, and not the organizers of the song forum. “We still hope that it will be revised,” he added.

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It was noted earlier that the Russian TV channels refused to broadcast the Eurovision song contest because of the prohibition of entry Samoilova in Ukraine.

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We will remind, the security Service of Ukraine made the decision on a ban of 3 years of entry into the country of the Russian singer Yulia Samoilova selected to participate in the contest “Eurovision-2017”. The contestant from Russian Federation declared a persona non grata because of his visit to the occupied Crimea.

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