Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst
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#BBCtrending: Russians shave beards in Eurovision protest

In Russia, some men have been shaving their beards and posting the clean shaven images online in protest at this year's Eurovision winner.

Austria's entry, Conchita Wurst, won the competition last weekend with the song 'Rise like a Phoenix'.

It's sparked a huge reaction on Russian social media with thousands both condemning and supporting the singer.

Anne-Marie Tomchak of #BBCtrending reports.

Video produced by Benjamin Zand

  • 16 May 2014
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