RussiaNews media reported today that Russia has announced the winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.ukraineSinger Susanna Jamaldinova is on the wanted list.
According to the Associated Press, Russian media reported that the Russian Interior Ministry database listed Jamaldinova as a wanted fugitive, accusing her of violating criminal laws.
Mediazona, an independent news website that reports on opposition and human rights issues, reported that Jamaldinova was charged under a law passed last year that banned the spread of so-called false news about the Russian military’s war in Ukraine. Had put it.
Jamala Dinova, whose stage name is JamalaCrimeaDescendants of the Tatars. They won the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with “1944”, the title of which refers to the year the Soviet Union deported Crimean Tatars en masse.
Video source: Eurovision Song Contest
Jamala’s triumphant performance came nearly two years after Russia’s annexation of Crimea and political turmoil in Ukraine, which was deemed illegal by most countries.
Russia protested the inclusion of “1944” as an entry song, saying it violated the Eurovision Song Contest’s ban on political speech.
“1944” does not specifically criticize Russia or the former Soviet Union, but there are hints of it. The song begins “When strangers come, they come to your house, kill you all, and say ‘We’re not guilty.’ ,