"At this moment the decision to ban entry is still pending, but open secret — the corresponding document is already prepared," he said.

17 Mar Hrytsak also said that the decision against the Russian singer is still pending. "We still have enough time until may," — said the head of the SBU.

The Ukrainian intelligence Agency checks the information about the performance Samoilova in June 2015 in the Crimea — Russian territory, whose current status is disputed by Kiev. Artists who visited the Peninsula after its reunification with Russia, as a rule, not allowed to Ukraine.

That represent Russia at the contest will be Samoylova with the song Flame Is Burning, it became known on March 12. The singer is the invalid of the first group (she is diagnosed with spinal amyotrophy of werdnig-Hoffmann) and moves in a wheelchair.

"Eurovision-2017" will be held in Kiev. Dates of semi — finals on may 9 and may 11, the final will be held on 13 may.