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Question 402: During Putin's first term, Russia re-adopted the old Soviet national anthem, although with new lyrics. Why had the original post-Soviet anthem fallen out of favor?
Author: SeleucusNicator - Category: Current Political
Difficulty: 5/5 - Zone: Others

  • It was considered too short
  • It had no lyrics
  • The Yeltsin-era politican who wrote it had been convicted of corruption
  • It was considered offensive to ethnic minorities

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