Ukraine says Crimea visit by Bulgaria’s Eurovision singer not illegal

May 11, 2017 By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Thursday a visit to Russian-annexed Crimea by Bulgaria’s Eurovision song contest entrant was apparently not illegal, avoiding a row that might have led to his disqualification and tainted the popular competition with fresh political controversy. A video widely shared on social networks and in Ukrainian media appears to show Bulgarian Kristian Kostov singing at a concert on Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula in June 2014, three months after it was seized by Russia. Ukraine has already barred Russia’s contestant…

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