Partisanship at Eurovision is becoming more blatant

May 11, 2018, 3:27pm


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THE Eurovision song contest, the 63rd final of which takes place in Lisbon on May 12th, is as notorious for its politics as for its cheesy power ballads. Last year Russia withdrew when Ukraine, the host country, denied entry to its candidate, who had performed in Crimea after Russia had invaded and annexed the region in 2014.

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