She also says that some EBU members are considering withdrawing
“Absolutely unacceptable” — EBU chief Deltenre gets tough on Ukraine following Russian singer’s exclusion157
“I deeply regret the fact that the ESC is being abused for political action”
Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision 2017 singer Yulia Samoylova from entering country over link to Crimea455
Will Russia send a new contestant?
“She should not come” — Ukraine’s Security Services have prepared the paperwork for Julia Samoylova’s potential ban232
…but the decision is still pending
Security services will “study the question and take a balanced decision on her entry into Ukraine”
A group of protestors have drafted a petition calling on Russia to cut its broadcast of Eurovision 2014, citing Austria’s tranvestite contestant Conchita Wurst.