The competition in 2017 will be held in Kiev Today, several media reported that the candidacy of 32-year-old finalist of the show "The Voice" Alexander Panayotov is confirmed in the music management of Channel One. Thus, he is the number one candidate from Russia for "Eurovision-2017". However, we are waiting for the official announcement - until that we view Panayotov's performance at Eurovision as hypothetical.
Will Alexander Panayotov represent Russia at Eurovision? Ironically, Alexander Panayotov, who was born in Zaporozhye, Ukraine, can go to Ukraine to represent Russia.