Russia » Politics

Experts to Consider about 500 Versions of Russian-Belarussian Anthem

Russian and Belarussian experts will consider 432 versions of the anthem of Russia-Belarus Union State on April 21-23 in Moscow.

The working group of experts will include two representatives of Russian and Belarussian Unions of Composers and Unions of Writers and two specialists of the Gorky Literature Institute, Moscow, Ivan Makushok, press secretary of Pavel Borodin, Secretary of State of Russia-Belarus Union, told RIA Novosti.

The experts will choose 30 best versions and submit them with relevant conclusions to the final meeting of the commission for the anthem of the Union State.

"Obviously, the commission will meet after May holidays (May 1-9)," Makushok said. The precise date depends on the plans of Russian State Duma Speaker and Chairman of Russia-Belarus Parliamentary Assembly Gennady Seleznyov, the chairman of the anthem commission.

The commission will choose several contest winners, who will perform their versions at the final gala concert in the Kremlin Palace. The contest on the audience's favourite will be also held at the concert.

According to Makushok, the contest on the music and lyrics of the Union State anthem was announced in April 2002 and the first meeting of the expert anthem commission was held in December.

My article The True Judas discussed the theory that Judas's actions in betraying Jesus were motivated by a misunderstanding of Christ's mission and purpose.

America's judases, part two: Gladys Knight

The United Kingdom stands fatally divided between nations, regions, generations, on the edge of a critical fault line which threatens the future of the Union.

Brexit: UK caught between the past and the future

The United Kingdom stands fatally divided between nations, regions, generations, on the edge of a critical fault line which threatens the future of the Union.

Brexit: UK caught between the past and the future
Comments
Homosexuality and the Decline in American Values
Russian bomber crashes in Novgorod region
America's judases, part two: Gladys Knight
WaPo's Distorted Year in Review
Brexit: UK caught between the past and the future
Two Su-34 fighters touch wings in midair and crash into the sea in Russia's Far East
Dumped by the Trump that Americans Deserved
The Russians will soon wake up to lose two Kuril Islands to Japan
The Russians will soon wake up to lose two Kuril Islands to Japan
The scandal of skewed reporting
The scandal of skewed reporting
US Economic War on China
Russia's 2018: Confidence in Putin gone
Brexit: UK caught between the past and the future
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Phony US Election Meddling
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Phony US Election Meddling
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Phony US Election Meddling
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Phony US Election Meddling
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Phony US Election Meddling
Russia's Status-6 'doomsday weapon' nullifies all of American military projects
Russian 9-year-old boy sets new record for Guinness Book