Live Blog – Eurovision 2018 second semi final

It's time for 'Fanning's Folly II - This time it's personal' - and another one of those fancy little live blogs that OnEuropean visitors...

Russia – Why do I get the feeling …

... that this is a whole load of wrong? It appears that Julia has been placed slightly lower in the chamber of magma and the...

The uncomfortable truth?

Julia Samoylova now atop her green and blue tinged mountain trying not to break. Three backing vocalists in white to the right hand side...

Mount Russiamore

After last year’s debacle with Julia Samoylova being forbidden to travel to Ukraine, you could say Russia has a mountain to climb, but in...

Russia – I’m not sure if it’s a deliberate ploy

...but this is either trolling on the highest level, or a grave miscalculation from Russia. First of all Yulia is sitting atop a MOUNTAIN on...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 36 – Russia

Words can not do justice as to how HIDEOUS and CLAWING I find this song. It's horrific, trite nonsense that is a V's up...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 35 – RUSSIA

I Won’t Break by Julia Samoylova Russia’s rather quietly returned to Eurovision after a withdrawal in 2017 clearly designed to gain maximum PR and embarrass...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Russia

This hardly seems like the same woman behind that half-arsed effort that was never really meant to be taken seriously last year. This time...

1 April – So unbelievable

We can now say that our favourite TV show takes place next month. It's getting exciting I'm sure you'll agree. The various Eurovision parties...

Russian singer vows not to break

We're closer than ever to a full pack of songs for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, and the latest internal selection to surface comes...