Samoilova (in a wheelchair) will participate in “Eurovision 2018”

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6 may in Lisbon, where today inaugurated the international music contest “Eurovision 2018”, the singer from Russia Yulia Samoilova took part in the action “Immortal regiment”. Reports radio station “Moscow speaking”.

According to information from Portugal, the participants were about 500 people.

“RIA Novosti” tells that the organizers of the demonstration are the organizations of compatriots of Russian citizens together with public Portuguese Association “Yuri Gagarin”.

The Agency notes that, in addition to Russian flags and portraits of participants of the Second world war, attended the action flags of Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Georgia.

The action “Immortal regiment” was initiated in 2012, the journalists of the TV channel-2 of Russian Tomsk. In the framework of the may 9, citizens take to the streets with portraits of relatives who fought.

In 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the action took part the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with a portrait of his father.