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Russia to EU: We don’t need you or your bearded drag queens!

Austrian drag performer Conchita Wurst proved she was the best when she won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest for her song “Rise Like a Phoenix.”

During her acceptance speech the bearded queen said, “This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. You know who you are — we are unity and we are unstoppable.”

Conchita’s win has not been taken well by Russia, with politicians speaking out against not only the competition, but the European Union as a whole. 

Communist Party deputy Valery Rashkin said, “The last Eurovision contest’s results exhausted our patience. We must leave this competition. We cannot tolerate this endless madness.”

Additionally, Russia’s advisory Slavic Committee released a statement insisting, “Conchita Wurst’s Eurovision victory symbolizes the complete collapse of the European Union’s moral values. We do not need Europe!”

Leave it to a bearded drag queen to make Russia its own continent . . .

Check out Conchita’s winning performance: