Eurovision: SBU was denied entry to the singer from Russia

Евровидение: СБУ запретила въезд певице от России

SBU has banned entry of Yulia Samoilova

Yulia Samoilova denied entry to Ukraine for three years.

SBU has decided to ban for three years the entry of representatives of Russia at Eurovision-2017 Yulia Samoilova.

About this on his page in Facebook wrote press Secretary of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya.

“The decision was made on the basis of the data on violation of legislation of Ukraine”, – she wrote.

The European broadcasting Union (EBU) has previously commented on the preparation of documents on the prohibition of entry to Ukraine Samoilova.

“We expect that the solution can be found and that every delegation would be able to come to Ukraine for participation,” – said the EBU.

According to broadcasting Union, this issue should be resolved by the Ukrainian authorities.

“The European broadcasting Union fully understands and respects the laws of Ukraine and this issue should be decided by the authorities, with whom we had good dialogue since June”, – added in the EBU.

Recall, a participant of Eurovision-2017 from Russia singing in the Crimea contrary to Ukrainian legislation.

Yulia Samoilova said that he did not know that violates the law, touring in the Crimea.