He’s the man that never stops.

And earlier this week Sergey Lazarev returned to Russia following a very successful pan-European promo tour, returning to the airwaves of his motherland.

On April 25 the bookies’ favourite appeared on the Russian social network Odnoklassniki for an in-depth interview on Eurovision and his song “You Are The Only One”.

The most important question, of course, was how his staging will come together in Stockholm and exactly what form it will take.

The 33-year-old singer didn’t reveal any secrets, but he did say that there will be some very physical requirements that will stretch him to the limit and require a great deal of endurance.

Then the Russian Lazerboy joked that he will do 48 push ups and 60 squats during his performance and will dedicate “You are the only one” to his barbell while raising it.

Thankfully Sergey is already gym-honed and ready for battle, so we know he can rise to the challenge.

Sergey’s DreamTeam — Filipp Kirkorov and Ilias Kokotos — called him during the live chat from Paris.

Sergey explains to viewers that composer Filipp helped convince him to go to ESC.

“He is one of the authors of the song,” he says. “It was his idea to send me to Eurovision…I thought for about eight years’.

Sergey is humbled to sit atop the betting odds and admits that there is a lot more responsibility on him because of those expectations.

The singer confessed that there might be a Russian version of his competing song and he encouragers viewers to send him translations which he will consider with great pleasure.

Earlier today he gave another interview — this one to Love Radio. You can enjoy a rather comedic translation of his song below.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3_WAzuBySM
the gay parade in tel aviv 2015 , every one Jewish and Arabs flying the rainbow flag together!! proud of Israel and proud been Jewish and israeli!!

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#Sochi 2017
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loll srsly u haters are soo pathetic & zombie. Its worse than in the cold war era :))))))))))))))))) yeah we all have bears at home & wear robes. & its winter all year long here.)))))

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So Sergey wants to get “physical, physical,” like Olivia Newton-John. And before people ask “What has Olivia Newton-John got to do with Eurovision?” – well, she actually sang the UK’s 1974 entry. It was “Long live love,” and she lost to ABBA. 🙂

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@georgekirkas
i will read it, thanks darling 🙂

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@OR

I’m talking about the website that predicts your top 42. I have given you the link in a previous comment and there is also in the articles about Hovi and Krista.

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@georgekirkas
i’m in love with debon he is perfect 🙂
No i havent.. why? what they say about the odds of israel?

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@georgekirkas
thanks darling i will watch it

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@OR

I know, she is my favourite wiwiblogger along with Deban! Have you checked the link I sent you?

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@oxyk
Toda Dear (its thanks in Hebrew) good night 🙂

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@georgekirkas
that denis is very nice

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im from israel also , and i like that melody 🙂

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@oxyk
Thanks for sharing with me that video, i wish the Ukraine all the best and also good luck with your song in the eurivision 🙂 kissess and we probably talk here more 🙂 good night!

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@OR

The following website predicted my top 42 correctly! I hope that you will find it useful!
http://esc.gerbear.com/sorter2016.htm

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@OR, yep. I have been risen on greece/israeli goa/psy trance, or as you call it nitzhonot. I want to share with you this nice song from Oren Barkan, with my wishes Good Night Israel 🙂 https://youtu.be/s7XjGgCvkIY?t=2m46s it’s very old tune, but still it’s one of the best till date. I wish ESC acts can be less pop oriented and more about different music styles and country culture identifications. Imagine the concert with gentle uplifting trance, catchy drum’n’bass with strong female vocals, sharp break beat from a band like Prodigy or even some old school jungle with Jamaican vocals, pumping UK… Read more »

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@OR

Denise is a Dutch wiwiblogger.

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@georgekirkas
Yes Greece won that year , im in love with the wining song from Greece 🙂 you are the one you my number 1 🙂 🙂 and helena is great!! who is Dennise ?

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@oxyk Thanks Dear, yes i guess the Arab world and Russia are best friends because they share the same Dictator and anti western view of life … i say good luck to them.. lets leave them and lets ignore this evil Anton please he is not worth to spend a lot of writing about the bullisht that he writes. kissess and a lot of love from israel 🙂

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@David
“I know that Kirkorov is Armenian and he is denying that who he is..And thats why heis in armenian blacklist.So about Sergey everything is simple always there are more hatwrs but at the end it’s becoming the winner “Queen of Europe”..”

Kirkorov isn`t Armenian, he comes from Bulgaria:) He lives in Russia and in this country is very popular.

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@OR

I had already listened to the song and it’s brilliant! Her voice is wonderful and it sounds very emotional! The same year Greece won! Also, did you know that this is Denise’s favourite Eurovision song ever?

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@OR

Well, I didn’t do something special but my cousins from Athens visited me. I’m bored because I have an Italian lesson on Tuesday and I have to do my homework! The positive aspect is that I can understand the lyrics of “No Degree Of Separation” and the other Italian songs in Eurovision! What did you do today?

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Sergey, good luck in Stockholm. I listened this radio audience and watched chat. Sergey is a very postivive person, his positive energy is great:)

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@OR, and kisses from Ukraine 😛 may each day great you warmly 🙂

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@@georgekirkas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUmfgNA-Azo
This is my favorite israeli eurovision song from 2005, it won 4 place…
what do you think about this song?

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who said “less is more”? For Russia more is always MORE.
I expect something really over-the-top and desperate

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@oxyk
🙂 🙂 KISSESS FROM ISRAEL

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@georgekirkas
Hi darling, that it i dont answer to this idiot anton again and so u shouldn’t answer him….. lets ignore him ok? so tell me how was your day?? did u do something special at beautiful Greece?

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In fact, approximately 4.5m krainians in the Donbass Region have no say in deciding which Russian political party will control every aspect of their lives. In reality, control over the everyday lives of Ukrainians in each of these areas is controlled by the Russian Army representatives. And it is done brutally. Movement is rigidly controlled, access to resources is denied and Russian military incursions into villages and towns are frequent. Ukrainians see violent settler rampages on a daily basis, which often involve the burning of agricultural land and physical assaults on anyone who gets in their way. Russia doesn’t belong… Read more »

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For Christs sake! He’s not Armenian! He’s like Cher! He believes, you know..

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A state that ignores the rights of its indigenous non-Jewish people is not a democracy

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@AG, if my statements are so generic and bold, then why you’re so overreacting? I just told that Kirkorov is not Russian because his facial features are not Russian and his bio confirms that. now I’m antisemitic, racist and god know what else. it’s not because of me, it’s because of your internal issues. tell me, if someone will laugh on the street, will you accuse them that they laugh at you? sometimes I feel that people need group therapy to start accept words as neutral info instead of thinking it’s a taunt. if something neutral brings tension, close this… Read more »

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@OR

Your welcome! Anton is a hypocrite and I think that we shouldn’t waste our time talking to such a person! He criticizes other countries, but of course he doesn’t say anything bad about Russia! Let him live in his virtual reality, where the world is ruled by Russia!

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I know that Kirkorov is Armenian and he is denying that who he is..And thats why heis in armenian blacklist.So about Sergey everything is simple always there are more hatwrs but at the end it’s becoming the winner “Queen of Europe”..

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@Anton
tell me about the millions of Syrian,Caucasian;Ukraine,Jewish Russians and more and more and more!! so please do your self and us a favor and stop writing here!!

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@oxyk,

among bunch of racist and full of prejudices statements you wrote here, I would like to highlight one:

“why don’t you read things properly before saying he’s Russian? he has nothing Russian. look at his face, it’s real Armenian-Jewish face. do Russians have that big eyes? I doubt it.”

This is extremely racists and based on non-rational arguments.

Plus, you obviously hate Russia. Your right, ok. But don’t expect from people to observe that neutrally.

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@georgekirkas
Hi my dear, how are u?
here we go again argue with this Anton that believe his own lies hhhhh he wish to live in a the only one real democracy in the middle east israel!!! thanks my dear for your comment to him…. not that it will change anything because he is brain washed by BIG MOTHER RUSSIA

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@oxyk,

you are making bold statements about other countries or groups here and that creates a lot of tension. You cannot expect somebody respects you as long as your statements here are obviously generic and bold.

Thank goodness you and all of us are just individuals and not our COUNTRIES.

Your country is beautiful like any other, but also it means that equally good or bad people live everywhere.

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@AG, what kind of racist opinions? have I told that some race is worse than the other? you’re making your own agenda and accuse me for nothing.

@Anton, yes, Ukrainians is the oldest race on Earth. and Russia is the most democratic country on Earth. you’re so funny today. I even giggled when read about democracy. thanks for that 🙂

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@Anton

If you spoke better English…

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@ “in Ukraine there are a lot of antisemitic people” really? can you say if any of Jews has been beaten or their property destroyed because of hate? any ruined Jewish schools by vandals? oh wait, there’s nothing like that in Ukraine! it’s in Russia. if you don’t know, all of our government is Jewish (except president, he’s Ukrainian but called a Jew to taunt him). is it possible in a country with hate to Jews to vote for them and to elect them? think about it. we even use word zhyd instead of evrei and it’s considered a neutral… Read more »

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@oxyk then i’m sorry its just sound like this, i’m Jewish from Israel and i heard a lot of time antisemitic lies about how Jewish people looks so i misunderstood u 🙂 sorry again 🙂

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Agreed with AG. So YES PLEASE oxyk.

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@Anton

You must realize that you are lying to yourself, darling! Either you like it or not, Israel is a much more democratic country than Russia! You should watch the documentary link that OR sent you and you will understand… But of course you are going to lie again!

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@oxyk,

it would be nice if you leave your racist opinions out of this quite open community.

And also, prejudices and hatred is not good for your health so relax.

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@Anton
its nice that u believe your self……..

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oxyk
And only ukranians are the truth aryan nation, are they?

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@power b.
whatever you say sugar….. dictatorship states do not make me laugh at all ??!!

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OR “Jewish have big eyes or something so maybe u are antisemitic” are you OK? have you seen real Russian by any chance? they have small Asian eyes, or if they are from borderline with Europe – blue/gray eyes of not that big size as Turkish or Jewish, or Romas have. it’s just an observation, not antisemitic statement. my brother is half Jewish (by mother) and therefore half of my family have Jewish blood. what kind of antisemitic comments can I make? you should calm down and read words instead of your own assumptions. I never said anything bad about… Read more »

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Russia deserves to win just because there is so much hatred from the group of people called “Eurovision fans”.

The good thing they represent like 1% of the entire voting structure in Eurovision.

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Ha-ha! OR, you are so naive girl. Believe me, I am far more free then you. I live in really independent state unlike you and yes, I can do and say and wright whatever I want and where I want. And no, Putin does not watch me. Sorry that I have frustrated you darling, truth hurts…

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Forgot about bears, vodka and caviar and all the things she said playing along