It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Ukrainian edition of KP.

Apanasenko stated that, unlike other girls, she was not invited to the stage for the presentation of awards during the final. 

The organizers of the contest also recorded a video with the Ukrainian participant the day before the final, which was shown during the broadcast.

“But they didn’t give me a microphone.

I really wanted to remind a large audience live that the conflict continues,” Apanasenko said.

Earlier, Miss Universe participant from Russia Anna Linnikova spoke about security threats at the contest.

The Miss Universe contest was won by R'Bonnie Gabriel of the United States of Filipino origin.