• 2003-05-29
After having been forced to endure the onslaught of criticism directed at the Latvian producers of Eurovision from Russia, one is reminded of a wonderful Russian expression: "Even the floor gets in the way of a bad dancer." The Russians wanted to win so bad, and victory was so close, that the reality of ending third snapped their nerves. Everyone and everything was to blame - the camera crew, the organizers, even the voting system - in their opinion. "Eurovision lost, not t.A.T.u.," said Ivan Shapovalov, manager of the world famous Russian teenagers. And in a reference to the fact that Esto...
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