Georgians take swipe at Putin with Eurovision entry

Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:42am EST
 
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TBILISI (Reuters) - Still smarting from war with Russia six months ago, Georgians have picked a song for this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow that takes a swipe at Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

The disco song "We Don't Wanna Put In" by Stefane & 3G was chosen late Wednesday by a jury and public vote on Georgian television, and has already caused a stir on the Internet.

It promises to receive a cool reception in Moscow on May 12-16. The English-language chorus runs:

"We don't wanna put in,

Cuz negative move,

It's killin' the groove,

I'm gonna try to shoot in,

Some disco tonight,

Boogie with you."   Continued...