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The SBU intends to ban the entry of Russian singer Yulia Samoilova

The security service of Ukraine (SBU) has prepared a document on a ban of entrance to Ukraine the participant of the international musical contest «Eurovision» from Russia Yulia Samoilova, which are charged with concerts in Russia-annexed Crimea.

«To date, the decision on entry is still pending, although to tell the corresponding document is already prepared» – quoted by news portal UNIAN words of the head of SBU Vasily Gritsak, said in an interview with reporters.

While Hrytsak said that he personally believes the arrival Samoilova Ukraine impractical because the singer just visited the Crimea, but left the recording on social media, where he spoke about Ukraine, its authorities and Euro-Atlantic integration process in a negative way.

Note that the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin considers the choice of Yulia Samoilova as representatives of Russia at the song contest «Eurovision-2017», which will be held in may in Kiev, another provocation from the Russian Federation. The head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry said on Monday, March 13, in Mariupol.

Last week the organizers of the musical contest «Eurovision» has declared that they have no claims to Russia, who have chosen to participate in the contest, the singer Samoilov. The Executive Director of the contest Jon Ola sand stressed that the issue of participation of the Russian singer has to make the decision of the Ukrainian government directly, writes the website

«We fully understand and respect the laws of Ukraine, but the European broadcasting Union (EBU) we have no claims to the Russian delegation, and we do not find violations on their part. We want all countries participated, but the decision of the Ukrainian authorities, and we will respect him», – he explained.

Recall that the semi-finals of the competition will be held in Ukraine on may 9 and 11, and the final will take place on 13 may in the International exhibition centre. In total in «Eurovision-2017» will be attended by representatives of 43 countries, including the Russian swimmer Yulia Samoilova.

Julia Samoylova since childhood, wheelchair-bound and has a first group of disability. At age 13 she was diagnosed with spinal amyotrophy of Werding—Hoffman. She became izvestna to the General public in 2013 through participation in the project Alla Pugacheva «factor a», where she took second place, and Pugachev awarded her the prize «Golden star of Alla».

The singer participated in the opening ceremony of the winter Paralympic games in Sochi in 2014. On «the Eurovision» in Kiev Samoylova intends to perform a song Flame is burning.

The SBU intends to ban the entry of Russian singer Yulia Samoilova 20.03.2017

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