The Kremlin has not yet decided, will ignore whether the Russian song contest “Eurovision” which will pass in may of this year in Kiev. This was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
Sands is not sure whether Russia can ignore the competition itself, but confused by the location.
“The Kremlin doesn’t have any position on the subject of a possible boycott. It is not entirely clear whether it (the Eurovision song contest. – Ed.) boycott. Of course, given the venue of this competition, possible security issues and unfriendly attitude, etc. a particular concern is obvious,” – said Peskov
Note that in the Russian media appeared information that one of the deputies of the state Duma of the Russian Federation addressed to the General Director of channel one Konstantin Ernst to boycott the song contest.
We will remind, Russia is still going to send their participant in the Eurovision song contestto be held in Kiev in may 2017. Although earlier in the Federation Council declared that Russia should not participate in the contest “Eurovision” in Ukraine.
Note that in Russia there were different names of performers who could go to represent Russia at “Eurovision” in Ukraine. Thus, among the potential contestants were called Joseph Kobzon, Sergey Shnurov (band “Leningrad”), Yuri Loza, choir. Aleksandrova.
In turn, the Ministry of culture of Ukraine said that if Russia chooses to participate in “Eurovision-2017” contractor, which is banned in Ukraine, then it would be deliberate provocation.