Russia confirmed by the European broadcasting Union intention to participate in Eurovision-2017, which will take place in Kiev. About this on air of the TV channel ZIK was announced by the acting Director General of the National broadcasting company of Ukraine (NTU) Alexander Harbin.
“Russia has confirmed its participation in Eurovision 2017. In addition, no separate questions for us or about the provision of any of the activities in the framework of the Eurovision song contest has been received,” – said Harabin.
However, he said Russia is not in contact with the Ukrainian side about the song contest, and their intention to participate was announced by the European broadcasting Union.
Tentatively in February will be known who will represent Russia at the Eurovision song contest.
Harabin informed on the background information that Kiev can take away the right to host the Eurovision song contest, has assured that Ukraine will cope, and the Eurovision song contest held in Kyiv.
Earlier on the event’s official website published information that the contest “Eurovision-2017” will take part record number of countries – 43, including Russia.