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Russians Are Shaving Their Beards In Reaction To Conchita Wurst's Eurovision Win

If they weren't happy about her taking part, they're even less happy now. (h/t Newsru.com and Vice).

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Remember how people in Russia and Belarus launched petitions to ban television stations from broadcasting Eurovision if Wurst took part?

And how the audience at Eurovision didn't exactly give Russia the warmest of reactions during the contest?

Well, this is how Russian broadcaster Andrei Malakhov responded to Wurst's win, tweeting he was "shocked" at the result.

Шокирован Кончитой Вурст!

Андрей Малахов@a_malahov

Шокирован Кончитой Вурст!

08:55 PM - 10 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Beard shaving is now a thing on Russian social media.

Побрейся, не будь, как баба!

Yevgeniy@mudzhyri

Побрейся, не будь, как баба!

04:34 PM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This rapper challenged his followers to "prove you're not Conchita".

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This woman says her husband is shaving twice a day.

После вчерашнего #финала #Евровидение мой муж бреется два раза в день))) #Кончита #Австрия #Evrovision2014

Katie Semenova@__Mhysa__

После вчерашнего #финала #Евровидение мой муж бреется два раза в день))) #Кончита #Австрия #Evrovision2014

12:06 PM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This guy says: "The day before yesterday was the last day the beard makes you more manly".

Позавчера был последний день, когда борода делала тебя более мужественным

Snowman in Babruisk@SnowmanBbrsk

Позавчера был последний день, когда борода делала тебя более мужественным

10:37 AM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Of course, there's a healthy dose of politics in the background. The Russian deputy prime minister said it: "Showed supporters of European integration their European future: a bearded girl."

"Евровидение" показала евроинтеграторам их европерспективу - бородатую девочку

Dmitry Rogozin@Rogozin

"Евровидение" показала евроинтеграторам их европерспективу - бородатую девочку

12:08 AM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Here's a Russian nationalist website warning Ukrainians that further integration will expose them to people like Wurst.

АААААААААААААА

Sputnik & Pogrom@sputnikipogrom

АААААААААААААА

12:29 AM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Here's a pro-Russian account, which posted a photograph (from Sevastopol) of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko with the caption, "Ukraine is Europe!"

#joinus #eurovision #Ukraine #2015 #севастополь

"Rise Like a Phoenix" is currently No. 1 on the Russian charts.

& @ConchitaWurst is no 1 today in Russia/Ukraine/Belarus. Top 3 in Azerbaijan/Kyrgystan. What real people think of Putin's anti-gay policies

Popbitch@popbitch

& @ConchitaWurst is no 1 today in Russia/Ukraine/Belarus. Top 3 in Azerbaijan/Kyrgystan. What real people think of Putin's anti-gay policies

04:10 AM - 12 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The @eurovision voting story is not that Poles in UK voted for Poland . It's popular vote in Russia/Belarus/Azerb backed @ConchitaWurst

Popbitch@popbitch

The @eurovision voting story is not that Poles in UK voted for Poland . It's popular vote in Russia/Belarus/Azerb backed @ConchitaWurst

09:07 AM - 12 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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