In what is normally expected of the Ukraine, Belarus have changed their entrant to Eurovision after vote rigging was confirmed. In the past weeks there has been a lot of controversy over the shock win in Belarus of Alyona Lanskaya. Earlier today she announced she was not going to Baku after it was found that she was not the rightful winner.
Due to the allegations of vote rigging both before and after the National Final the Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko stepped and declared the vote was rigged and that Litesound would represent Belarus instead. In a statement he said: