One Russian journalist called for the contest to be bombed with a "Satan missile", while heavy shelling was reported in Ukraine shortly after the event concluded.
More than 46,000 people signed a petition urging the Government to reject the scheme.
"Lee Anderson making outrageous, libellous statements is he?" tweeted Jack Monroe.
Mike Clancy, general secretary of the Prospect union, said the proposal represented “an outrageous act of vandalism on our public services.”
It comes after new research showed that more than two million adults in the UK have skipped meals for a whole day over the past month.
Ukrainian forces “appear to have won the battle of Kharkiv”, according to a US defence thinktank.
The cases are not linked to a previously confirmed case in England announced on May 7.
"The rest of the world sees what’s going on here. We are in far too deep."
"What is wrong with her? Have her friends not tried to intervene?" wrote one person on Twitter.