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Ukrainian Jamala Wins Eurovision Contest

Ukrainian singer Jamala has won this year's Eurovision song contest with one of the few entries that could be seen as a political statement — a reference to the Soviet deportation of ethnic Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula in the early 1940s. The 33-year-old singer is from the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014, sparking an armed conflict between Ukrainians loyal to Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists. Her song, "1944," refers to her Tatar relatives, but has also...

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