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Jamala: Eurovision 2016 winner on Russian government’s wanted list

The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs included her Ukrainian singer, of Crimean-Tatar origin Jamala in the list of wanted personswrites the Mediazona website citing the ministry’s database of wanted persons.

In the database, it is never mentioned, based on which article the criminal case is filed. Jamala is accused of spreading “fake news” about him Russian army, while he has been on the wanted list since mid-October.

A Russian court had in November issued an arrest warrant in her absence, the Mediazona website clarifies, according to what the Athens News Agency reports citing information from the Russian service of the BBC.

In 2016 Jamala, representing Ukraine, won her song contest Eurovision with the song that it was about the deportation of the Crimean Tatars during the Stalin period. The singer has condemned the annexation of Crimea since 2014.

Source: News Beast

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