Only on 62-m "the Eurovision" will be the representatives of 43 countries. This is a record number that was first recorded only in 2008 and 2011. Romania and Portugal will return to competition after an absence last year. Australia will also be represented at the competition, this will be the third performance of the country at the "Eurovision".
"Eurovision-2017" will be held in Ukraine, because in 2016 the first place in competition occupied Ukrainian singer Jamala. The opening ceremony will take place on the territory of national reserve "Sophia of Kyiv".
In September it was reported that Ukraine will not be allowed to participate in "Eurovision-2017" artists, which are included in the black list of artists who threaten national security, including Joseph Kobzon.
Executive producer of "Eurovision" yuna Ula San said that negotiations with Kiev over the speakers entry into the country. "We were and will conduct a constructive dialogue with the authorities to ensure that all delegates and artists can come and stay in Ukraine"
In Ukraine there is a black list of about 80 Russian cultural figures. According to Kiev, these artists represent a threat to national security of Ukraine. All of them denied entry to the country, and Ukrainian TV channels are not allowed to show films and programs in which they participate.
Parents who joined Islamist groups, brought from all regions of the country — especially from Chechnya and Dagestan — about 350 children, said the Ombudsman under the RF President on the rights of the child Anna Kuznetsova. So, the lists from Dagestan has over 200 names, and this is only the official data.
Unidentified hackers leaking intimate photos of American actress Anne Hathaway. In some photos it is embodied in society naked man, presumably her husband, actor Adam Shulman. Apparently, the pictures were taken during rest and joint campaigns in a bath.
British and German scientists have decided, in their opinion, the problem glasses. Nobel prize winner Philip Anderson called this problem, actual for the last more than 50 years, "the deepest problem of solid state physics". A study published in the journal Physical Review X.