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Ukraine's Crimean Tatar Eurovision Singer Shares Message Of Peace

Jamala, the Crimean Tatar singer representing Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest, is set to perform her song 1944 at the semifinals on May 12. The song, with lyrics in English and Crimean Tatar, is about Josef Stalin's deportation of Crimean Tatars to Central Asia. Speaking to RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service in Stockholm on May 10, Jamala said that she wants to reach listeners with an emotional message of peace and tolerance.