NATO has been informed of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada's decision to codify Kyiv's course toward entry into the alliance.
Ambassadors of the European Union’s 28 member states have approved the decision to extend sanctions against Crimea for another year.
Thousands of troops from NATO and its partner nations are training on land and sea in central and eastern Europe.
The final result was decided by a 50/50 combination of jury and public votes.
All countries qualified for the Eurovision Song Contest's Grand Final, which is scheduled for May 13, have become known after the second semi-final on May 11.