The world is almost okay again.

What I am sure most of you are unaware of is that the moment Ukraine named a Crimean Tatar singer as their Eurovision entry, Russia applied to have Ukraine banned from the song contest.

Ukraine didn’t even enter after Russia invaded, and that year, Russia nearly won. Ukrainians were being massacred, and Europeans were voting for the people responsible for it!

So this win is a Major, MAJOR win against Vladimir Putin’s propaganda campaign and ongoing invasion.

Also funny that if the runner-up had won, next year Eurovision would have been hosted in my hometown, Canberra! (Unless there’s some rule the competition cannot leave Europe.)

Why did anyone vote for Australia? We have no business being in the contest!

However, it makes me sick to my stomach that Russia came close to winning – for the second year in a row. People who voted for Russia: do you remember these words: Georgia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Moldova, Syria, gay rights, human rights? Obviously not.

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5 responses to “The world is almost okay again.

  1. Pingback: The world is almost okay again. | Sonya's Stuff

  2. You’re right Sonya, I was unaware of this. Thanks for sharing.

    • People claim things like this and the Olympics aren’t about politics, but they totally are for some countries. That they tried to get Ukraine banned disgusted me, and I expected Ukraine to finish in the bottom because of rigged voting. So you should have seen me dancing around the room at 2am! Especially because I am in Ukraine’s capital city at the moment!

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