Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kirilenko, speaking on “Ukrainian radio” has told, how Russia can still get to the “Eurovision-2017” to be held in may in Kiev. Recall that you selected from the Russian singer Yulia Samoilova, informed the SBU has banned entry to Ukraine for 3 years for attending Crimea without the approval of Kiev.
On the Youtube page, the press service of the Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko has a video of his speech in the air of “Ukrainian radio”. There the representative of the Ukrainian government made a statement that the Ukrainian side is ready to take all 43 participating countries of “Eurovision-2017”, including the representative of Russia.
But it turned out that it is not about that repealed the ban on entry to Ukraine for our Yulia Samoilova. Kirilenko told Russia to send another artist.
“And Russia itself may find a way out of this situation, offering the participant or the participant who don’t have problems with Ukrainian legislation. And in this case, this problem will be solved very quickly,” said Kirilenko.
After Kirilenko accused Moscow of a “chain of actions and provocations” aimed at “aggravating the situation in Ukraine.” In his opinion, the situation with the “Eurovision” was one of the links of this chain.
We will remind that earlier the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, making comments on a situation with “Eurovision” reported that the replacement artist is not provided. Later, First channel and RTR issued a joint statement that Yulia Samoilova will go to the next competition, wherever it took place. In addition, the First channel refused the proposal of the European organizer to broadcast the “Eurovision” performance Samoylov from Moscow.