Category: Russia

#RUSSIA withdraws from Eurovision 2017

It’s been on the forefront of most Eurovision fan’s minds these last few weeks – would Russia compete in Kyiv? Today, we have our answer… After weeks of frantic attempts by the EBU to broker a compromise between Russia and hosts Ukraine,  none have proved successful and Russia […]

Could #RUSSIA be quitting Eurovision 2017?

Back in 2007, Ukrainian superstar Verka Serduchka sang “Dancing Lasha Tumbai” and took Europe by storm despite no one knowing what ‘lasha tumbai’ really meant. While Verka alleged it was Mongolian for ‘churned butter’, some suggested it was actually a phonetic phrase to sound like ‘Russia goodbye’… is […]