Eurovision song contest sparks tension between Georgia and Russia

Monday, February 23, 2009

The Eurovision songwriting competition pits songsmiths across the entire European continent against each other in a fierce competition to represent the EU in song. This year, one song by Stephane and 3G, the disco-inspired Georgian group, is raising eyebrows in Russia for their purported subtle dig at the Russian President. For more on Vladimir Putin's dislike for this song (and Abba) we turn to the BBC's Tom Esslemont in Tblisi, Georgia.

Want to judge the song for yourself? Here you go, Dancing Queen:


Tom Esslemont

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