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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Anti-Putin Song Out of Eurovision Song Contest

The Republic of Georgia may be anti-Putin, but the Eurovision song contest folks aren't. They've told Georgia to pull its entry, "We Don't Wanna Put In," and submit something else. The song and its lyrics are, well, against the rules, which hold that no "lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted during the Eurovision song contest." More here in a Guardian story.

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