Kiev will not broadcast the speech Samoilova on TV – Kirilenko

Russian singer Yulia Samoilova will not be able to perform at the Eurovision song contest through video, as this also would be a violation of the Ukrainian legislation. About this he wrote on Twitter, Deputy Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko.

“Broadcast performances Samoilova on Ukrainian TV it is also a violation of the Ukrainian laws, as well as its entry into Ukraine. The EBU (European broadcasting Union – ed.) should take this into account,” wrote Kirilenko.

He also added that “touring and shows with the participation of persona non grata in Ukraine is prohibited.” In his opinion, the statement of the organizers of politicizing the Eurovision contest.

As it became known today, the Eurovision organizers propose to arrange the stream of speech Samoilova by video conference in the semi-finals.

We will remind, security Service of Ukraine forbade entrance on the territory of Ukraine the citizen of the Russian Federation Yulia Samoilova. The representative of Russia at Eurovision became persona non grata for three years.