WorldViews: Russia’s Eurovision performers made it to the finals — and got booed

By Terri Rupar, May 7, 2014

Eurovision the annual camp-fest/song competition may have gotten a bit political yesterday.

Both Russia and Ukraine were selected to move on to the finals of the competition held in Copenhagen. Things between the two countries are well complicated right now as Russian troops have been massing on the border of the two countries in exercises that the Ukrainian government considers threatening. (Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that Russian military troops are being pulled back though the Pentagon has cast doubt on that statement.)

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