The foreign Ministry commented on the statements of Kiev about the involvement Samoilova in the Eurovision song contest
MOSCOW, 13 Mar — RIA Novosti. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova responded to the words of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel klimkina about the fact that the choice of Yulia Samoilova as representatives of Russia at “Eurovision-2017” is a provocation of Moscow.
On Monday, Klimkin criticized the participation of Samoilova in the competition, as she visited the Crimea in 2015, without the permission of the Ukrainian side and the Ukrainian security Service leads on this fact check. Klimkin stressed that “the law must be the same for all.”
“That the law should be the same for everyone, Mr. Klimkin need to remember, when he hears the word “Donbass” in July 2014, Kiev cut off all social benefits to the people of this region, including pensions, salaries, social benefits and other”, — wrote in this regard Zakharova in his Facebook.
Earlier the First channel has announced that it has completed the internal competitive selection of contractors and arrangements for participation in “Eurovision-2017” and undecided: Russia in Kiev will present Samoilova, whose performance of love songs “the Flame is Burning” “made the strongest impression.”
HelpWho is Julia Samoylova and why she will go to Eurovision-2017
At the song contest Eurovision-2017 in Kiev, Russia will be represented by Yulia Samoilova. She will perform with the song “the Flame Is Burning” in English.