June 24, 2024


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'Stefania Express': Ukraine cheers war-time Eurovision victory

By Tom Balmforth and Natalia Zinets KYIV (Reuters) – Very pleased Ukrainians revelled in their Eurovision Song Contest victory on Sunday, renaming a teach route in its honour as they hoped for victory in their grinding war with Russia. Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra triumphed in Italy on Saturday with their entry “Stefania”, a tune fusing rap with classic folks music that was a tribute to band frontman Oleh Psiuk’s mom. “We were being quite pleased with Ukraine’s victory, and we hope that we will acquire not only at Eurovision,” Liubov Savinkova, a Kyiv resident, mentioned in an evident reference to the war. Russia’…