Yuliya Samoylova

Eurovision 2017: Don’t let Russia spoil the contest, 2016 winner tells fellow Ukrainians

Animosity has festered between Ukraine and Russia since Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014, and has spilled over into the continent-wide songfest, won last year by Crimean Tatar singer Jamala, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. Russia is boycotting this year's competition,

Eurovision 2017: Russia will not broadcast the contest over Ukraine ban

Russia's decision removes any chance of it competing this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said, according to the BBC. Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at Eurovision because she has visited Crimea, the peninsula seized by Russia

Ukraine News Today Mar. 22, 2017: Eurovision 2017: Russia’s participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine; Militants launched 76 attacks, 1 soldier wounded in last day; Ukrainian Parliament calls on U.S. to conclude defense agreement, grant basic ally status beyond NATO

Eurovision 2017: Russia's participant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has banned Eurovision 2017 participant from Russia Yulia Samoilova from entering Ukraine, Joinfo.com "The Security Service of Ukraine has put Russian citizen Yulia Samoilova on Ukraine's stop list for

Ukraine News Today Mar. 20, 2017: Heavy fighting with Grad, tanks near Ukraine’s Mariupol: 1 soldier killed, 8 wounded; Security Service chief says entry ban papers drafted against Russia’s Eurovision pick; President expects inflation in Ukraine below 10% in 2017

Heavy fighting with Grad, tanks near Ukraine's Mariupol: 1 soldier killed, 8 wounded – volunteers report Ukrainian civil volunteers report Russia's hybrid military forces are attacking Ukrainian positions near the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol with all available weapons on Monday, Joinfo.com

Eurovision 2017: Russia strikes provocative note for song contest in Ukraine

Russia has announced its musical entry for the Eurovision song contest, ending speculation that it might boycott the competition, which this year is being held in Ukraine, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. State TV announced on Sunday that Yuliya Samoylova, who