The head of Komi proposed Samoilova sing in Ukhta


RIA Novosti

The head of the Komi Sergei Gaplikov has proposed for the Motherland Yulia Samoilova in Ukhta WorldVision song contest. On Wednesday, March 22, reports Flashnord.

Thus he commented on the Kiev’s decision to deny entry into Ukraine to Russia’s representative at “Eurovision-2017”.

“The SBU [Ukrainian security Service] indicates who is to sing at Eurovision, Europe is silent? Offer in Ukhta, the home of Yulia Samoilova, spend Worldvision connecting hearts,” said Gaplikov.

Earlier Wednesday, the SBU refused to allow the performer to the contest, forbidding her entry for three years. “The decision was made on the basis of the data on violation of legislation of Ukraine”, — explained in Department. The Russian foreign Ministry called the decision “cynical and inhuman”.

Prior to this it was noted that the Ukrainian intelligence Agency checks the information about the performance of the Russians in June 2015 in the Crimea — the territory, which Kiev considers its but temporarily occupied (Ukraine established there a specific order of entry and exit).

Samoilov was supposed to represent Russia at the contest with the song Flame Is Burning. The singer is the invalid of the first group and moves in a wheelchair.

“Eurovision-2017” will be held in Kyiv. Dates of semi — finals on may 9 and may 11; final — may 13.