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The basics

Full country name
Russian Federation
Capital
Moscow

Facts

First participation
1994 (Youddiph)
Victories
2008 (Dima Bilan)
Hosts
Moscow 2009

The basics

Full country name
Russian Federation
Capital
Moscow

Russia joined the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994.

Since the introduction of the Semi-Finals in 2004, Russia has consistently qualifed for the Grand Final. The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest was held in the capital, Moscow following Dima Bilan's victory the previous year.

Facts

First participation
1994 (Youddiph)
Victories
2008 (Dima Bilan)
Hosts
Moscow 2009
Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Dublin 1994YouddiphVechni Stranik709
Dublin 1995Philipp KirkorovKolybelnaya Dlya Vulkana1717
Dublin 1997Alla PugachovaPrimadonna3315
Stockholm 2000AlsouSolo1552
Copenhagen 2001Mumiy trollLady Alpine Blue3712
Tallinn 2002Prime ministerNorthern Girl5510
Riga 2003t.A.T.u.Ne Ver’, Ne Boisia1643
Istanbul 2004Julia SavichevaBelieve Me
Grand Final6711
Kyiv 2005Natalia PodolskayaNobody Hurt No One
Grand Final5715
Athens 2006Dima BilanNever Let You Go
Semi-Final2173
Grand Final2482
Helsinki 2007SerebroSong # 1
Grand Final2073
Belgrade 2008Dima BilanBelieve
First Semi-Final1353
Grand Final2721
Moscow 2009Anastasia PrikhodkoMamo
Grand Final9111
Oslo 2010Peter Nalitch & FriendsLost And Forgotten
Grand Final9011
First Semi-Final747
Düsseldorf 2011Alexej VorobjovGet You
First Semi-Final649
Grand Final7716
Baku 2012Buranovskiye BabushkiParty For Everybody
First Semi-Final1521
Grand Final2592
Malmö 2013Dina GaripovaWhat If
Grand Final1745
First Semi-Final1562
Copenhagen 2014Tolmachevy SistersShine
First Semi-Final636
Grand Final897
Vienna 2015Polina GagarinaA Million Voices
First Semi-Final1821
Grand Final3032
Stockholm 2016Sergey LazarevYou Are The Only One
Grand Final4913
First Semi-Final3421
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