Ukraine: ‘ If Russia WINS, we will not participate in 2017 ‘

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The Director-General of the Ukrainian broadcaster has said that Ukraine will most likely not participate in 2017 if Russia wins the Eurovision song contest.

The Russian victory is still not a certainty, but Zurab Alasania, Director-General at broadcasting UA, let Ukraine already fall that we should not expect as the song contest in the direction of Russia. Alasania: ‘ as the winner a certain Mr Lazarev is, then I think the broadcaster again will not want to take part in the competition. ‘

The political relations between the two countries have been around for a while, according to some very tense and politically motivated, 1944 Sauma’s song has no good. The Russians are not to mention the song.