Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Ukraine accused of "Eurovision" fraud in the results.

KommentariiMoskvovidenie17.05.2009Moskva experienced Eurovision "Online Contest" Eurovision-2009 ": final16.05.2009Rasposledny text onlaynSyuzhetyEvrovidenie-2009 in Moskve17.05.2009Na Eurovision winner NorvegiyaVitse-president of the First National Channel of Ukraine Roman Nedzelsky said that at "Eurovision" Anastasia Prikhodko got more points from Ukraine than it was awarded the Jury members and residents.
As the Life.ru, Ukrainian jury has represented Russia Prikhodko zero, as voted by SMS residents - slightly above. " However, in the air the contest was announced another figure - eight points.
"We have just sent an official letter to the EBU (Eurasian Broadcasting Union). We ask that we explain how both could happen," - said in this regard Nedzelsky.
According to him, the case was this: "We are two minutes before airtime dropped from EBU this incredible figure, and that the information we had to distribute. We had to voice it in the air. To say we were shocked!"
This Nedzelsky said that the process of formation and the grading of the Ukraine was for him not quite clear: "There is a company which has been monitoring all the ballots, poll it, and we dropped them. If we would have done themselves, then clearly understand, as the process of voting. "
Nevertheless, he stressed that the decision on the status of a professional jury, he knew: "We will not give Russia any points."
Nedzelsky also reported that the Ukrainian side will still have to voice vosmiballnuyu assessment for Russia, though we did not want to do this. "
Recall that, according to the rules of "Eurovision", each country makes assessing other participants. Estimates that are based on the decision of the professional jury and the views of the audience who can vote for this or that song on the phone.
The competition, held in Moscow on 16 May, the Russian singer Anastasia Prikhodko took 11 th place with a result in 91 points. The first place Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak: he received 387 points.

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