Musician Yevhen Halych, leader of the rock band O. Torvald, who will speak at the "Eurovision-2017" from the Ukraine, commented on the participation in the international competition Russian singer Yulia Samoilova. He called the performer information soldier, reports TSN.
Choice Samoilova Galich says "totally a stroke of genius intelligence" of Russia. He also urged not to discuss the participation of the singer in the contest.
Samoilov is the invalid of the first group (she is diagnosed with spinal amyotrophy of werdnig-Hoffmann), she moves on a wheelchair. At Eurovision, the singer will represent Russia with the song Flame Is Burning. In Kiev criticized her participation in the contest of speeches that she gave in the Crimea, and threatened not to let Samoylova in the country. The security service of Ukraine is not adopted the decision to ban.
"Eurovision-2017" will be held in Kyiv. Dates of semi — finals on may 9 and may 11, the final will be held on 13 may.
O. Torvald — Ukrainian rock band, consisting of five members. It was established in 2005 in Poltava. In 2015, the team has been named the most popular festival team in the country — he played more than 20 sets of the festival in Ukraine and in Europe.
Crimea and Sevastopol became part of Russia in March 2014 following a referendum. Ukraine does not recognize its results, and calls the Peninsula occupied territory. Moscow claims that the procedure conforms to the norms of international law. Russian cultural figures who called for the annexation of Crimea, fell in the lists of Kiev, and they were denied entry to Ukraine.