""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
The countdown is on ahead of Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest (May 13).
Ukraine is gearing up for the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Kyiv next month (May 13).
It comes down to a political disagreement over the annexed Crimea peninsula, and a disabled singer
It is another blow to harmony in next month’s Eurovision Song Contest.
A compromise aimed at defusing a row between Russia and Ukraine over this year’s Eurovision contest has been rejected.
Ukraine has barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country for this year’s competition.
The conflict between Kyiv and Moscow looks set to enter a new arena after Russia announced its musical entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.