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Russia: “Decision between five candidates made in two weeks”

According to the Moscow-based daily newspaper Moskovskij Komsomolets, Russia’s broadcaster Channel One will make their decision about the artist that will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 within the next two weeks. The broadcaster has a shortlist of five remaining artists that might go to Kiev.

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Junior Eurovision: “Water of Life” is the song for Russia

“Water of Life” has been revealed as the Russian song for Junior Eurovision 2016. The song will be performed by Sofia Fisenko along with her girl band The Water of Life Project. Sofia’s girl band was specifically formed for the annual contest.

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Aftermath 2016 (11) Russia wanted more than a bronze medal

In the Aftermath, we take a look at the outcome of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 one more time. In this episode we talk about Russia, the big favourite to win the contest, that ended up in third place.

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Stockholm 2016: Ukraine wins, Australia second

Tonight we saw Ukraine narrowly win the 61st Eurovision Song Contest after strong competition from Australia and Russia. ESCDaily are live in Stockholm to provide all the upcoming news.

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Eurovision 2016: First Semi-finalists choose halves

ESCDaily are in the press centre at Hovet beside Globen where tonight’s ten qualifiers have chosen their halves live from the press centre for the Grand Final on Saturday 14th May.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Russia

Eurovision 2016: One jury member from Russia withdrawn

The EBU has decided to withdraw the voting result of one of the Russian jury members. This is the outcome of the investigation of a video recording made and published by a member of the Russian jury, during the judging for the first Semi-Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest during last night’s dress rehearsal.

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San Marino: ‘We are not Russia’

For San Marino it is a struggle to take part at the Eurovision Song Contest each year. It makes sense, that the delegation from the microstate is looking a bit envious at the bigger countries with big productions, like Russia.

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The Shortlist (1): Russia

Who is the big favorite for Stockholm? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we will first give you a shortlist of the four countries that lead the board in the first semi final.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Russia

Russia: First tv-performance of ‘You Are The Only One’

Russian singer Sergey Lazarev has performed his Eurovision song ‘You Are The Only One’ live on television for the first time this weekend. You can check out the video at the Dancing with the Stars show here:

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Eurovision 2016: ‘Russia and Sweden are the early favourites’

We know 40 out of the 42 entries for the Eurovision Song Contest so it is time to make up our minds. Who are the early favourites to win in Stockholm? According to professional gambler Daniel Gould, Sweden and Russia have good a chance.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Podcasts, Homepage, Russia, Scout Around, Sweden

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