Eurovision 2022. Zakharova comments on Ukraine’s victory

Ukrainian the Kalush Orchestra with the song “Stefania” won Saturday night in Turin 66th Eurovision Song Contest, ahead of Great Britain and Spain. The success of the Ukrainian team was determined by the viewers’ vote, in which it received a record number of over 430 points; thus, from the fourth place after the national votes, the jury climbed to the top – reports Wirtualnemedia.pl.

Ukraine was congratulated by, among others the president of this country, Volodymyr Zelensky, the prime minister of Great Britain Boris Johnson, the head of the European Council Charles Michel, and the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.

“Europe applauds standing”

A spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a comment on Ukraine’s victory on the Telegram platform. “Agreed, without Ukraine’s victory at Eurovision, the picture of what happened to this country would not be complete. National costumes and musical instruments, two baby-yags on strings, break dance and songs about Azovstal. Europe applauds standing up. Curtain“- wrote Maria Zacharowa.

The politician also shared her opinion on the TV channel Russia 1. The Kalush Orchestra’s victory was called “funny”. According to Zakharova, it was “indecent”. – I am surprised that the organizers allowed themselves such a humiliation. But it turns out that humiliating Europe is now fashionable, said a spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Russians comment

Ukraine’s victory sparked a wave of comments in the Russian media. “Cowardly provocation”, “political, not musical competition” – these are some of them. Music producer Iosif Prigo┼╝yn described Ukraine’s victory as a “theater”. – The competition has been purely political for a long time. Only for this reason the Ukrainian group won – he said.

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