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 Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Soviet Union was established in December 1922 as the union of the Russian (colloquially known as Bolshevist Russia), Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Transcaucasian Soviet republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
The Soviet Union occupied the eastern portion of the European continent and the northern portion of the Asian continent.
The Soviet Union was one of the world's most ethnically diverse countries, with more than 150 distinct ethnic groups within its borders. /wiki/Soviet_Union   (6258 words) Anthem of the Soviet Union
The official name of the 1977 version was "The State Anthem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics" (Russian: Госуда́рственный гимн Сою́за Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик).
National Anthem of the USSR (Hymn, Гимн Советского Союза) replaced the Internationale as the national anthem on March 15, 1944.
In 2000, the old Soviet national anthem was readopted with Mikhalkov writing new lyrics to represent Russia's new non-communist nature. /browse/wiki/Anthem_of_the_Soviet_Union   (730 words)

 List of national anthems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Anthem of the Soviet Union, The Internationale
National Anthems of the USSR and Union Republics
National Anthem of the Republic of China (National Banner Song is used as the alternate anthem at international events such as the Olympic Games) /wiki/List_of_national_anthems   (1103 words)

 List of national anthems - Simple English Wikipedia
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics- National Anthem of the Soviet Union, The Internationale
Azerbaijan - National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan
This list shows the country on the left, the national anthem in the middle, and the meaning in English on the right. /wiki/List_of_national_anthems   (1207 words)

The Indian National anthem, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem of India on 24 January 1950.
It was adopted as the National Anthem of India on 24th January, 1950 by the Constituent Assembly.
The first stanza(out of five stanzas) of the song forms the National Anthem. /national_anthem.htm   (1983 words)

 Russian Anthems museum
National Anthems — anthems from almost every nation; mostly in MIDI format, but MP3s and lyrics for some countries as well.
History of musical “transformations”, or how “Song about the Party” has become the anthem of Russia — article by Nikolai Kruzhkov about songs-ancestors of the Soviet anthem music, and a list of 78 rpm master recordings of the anthem made in 1944.
The anthem was in the band repertoire because Tsar Nicholas II was the colonel-in-chief of the Royal Scots Greys (merged with another unit in 1971 to form the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards), and the anthem was played as the opening for formal affairs in his honor /index-en.html   (6708 words)

 Polish National Anthems: Dabrowski Mazurka
Polish National Anthem (D±browski's Mazurka) is a lively folk dance with patriotic words written shortly after the country lost its independence in a series of partitions by Austria, Russia, Prussia (1772, 1791, 1795).
It is because of this connection that the current national anthem of Poland still contains a reference to Bonaparte and speaks of marching from Italy to Poland, under the leadership of general Jan Dabrowski.
Dabrowski's Mazurka was officially recognized as the national anthem in Poland in 1926. /dept/polish_music/repertoi/dabrowski.html   (876 words)

 U. S. S. R. 1944-1992 -
From 1944 until its break-up in 1992, the Soviet Union used an anthem that has long been one of my top favourites (and a favourite of many other anthem collectors as well).
In 1936 Stalin decided a change in national anthem was needed, believing the lyrics of the "Internationale" spoke of work that was yet to be done by the workers of the world; Stalin, however, believed that the worker's ultimate goal has been achieved.
After the death of Stalin in 1953 (as his name appeared in the lyrics of the anthem at the time), it was proposed to create a new anthem for the nation, but this never came about. /sun.htm   (707 words) - National Anthem of the Soviet Union Op.98
National Anthem of the Soviet Union, unpublished sketches, Op 98 - National Anthem of the Soviet Union Op.98
Click here to return to the catalog listing. /catalog/workall.cfm?WorkID=69   (35 words) Print Page: World -- Russia Marches Forward to the Past
Putin infuriated high-minded intellectuals this week by proposing that Russia revive the national anthem of the old Soviet Union.
If we accept the argument that the Soviet anthem should be rejected because of its brutal connotations of purges and labor camps, he told state TV on Tuesday, "We have to agree with the idea that our mothers and fathers lived useless, senseless lives, that they lived in vain.
When they decided in the mid-'20s to suppress a group of prominent intellectuals who had deviated from the party line, Soviet leaders (led by the "liberal" Bukharin, who was later purged by Stalin) urged a low-key approach — economic pressure. /time/world/printout/0,8816,91130,00.html   (632 words)

 Binding Force of the Montreux Convention on the Third States
[4] Mullerson gives an example from the national anthem of the Soviet Union which began with the words: “Unbreakable Union of free republics united forever by Great Russia..”
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, the question was raised whether the newly independent states would be a party to the treaties which the predecessor state concluded.
As they are not the continuation of the Soviet Union these newly independent States are not the automatic successors to the treaty obligations of the predecessor State. /DOCUMENTS/Nihan_UNLU.htm   (2753 words)

 Russia Restores Soviet National Anthem, Tsarist Flag
The anthem remains wordless for the moment pending a study of proposed new lyrics.
The most hotly disputed measure, the ''Unbreakable Union'' anthem, was backed by 381 votes to 51.
The legislation stipulates that those present during the playing of the anthem must stand to attention and men must remove their hats. /general6/tsarist.htm   (617 words)

 Enemy at the Gates -
However, at the press conference the national anthem played is the Hymn of the Soviet Union however this did not become the national anthem of the Soviet Union until 1944.
When Vasily Zaitsev was embraced by Nikita Khrushchev in a press conference, shown at 49:42 of the movie in the DVD release, a 1977 revised version of the Soviet Union's national hymn was played in the background, instead of the 1943 version, in contradiction to the time of events reflected in the film.
The actual Soviet Stalingrad veterans were so offended by inaccuracies in the movie and the insulting way in which the movie portrays the Soviet army, that they asked the Russian Parliament to ban the film in Russia. /psypsych/Enemy_at_the_Gates   (963 words)

 Get it right, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Even in the national anthem of the Soviet Union there were (are) words: “the indestructible union of free republics united together for ages by grand Russia.” Whether modern Russia has something to do with it, I think, it’s obvious.
It’s all the consequences of the occupation by the Soviet Union and its policies.
It reminds me of a situation when a woman has been raped, a child was born, but the sole responsible for all the mess, the child’s health, etc., is the raped woman’s. /news/articles/12791   (640 words)

 National Anthem Calls Russia 'Holy' / Lyrics of Russia's national anthem [Free Republic]
The Soviet-era music was revived earlier this month by the Russian parliament, replacing the wordless anthem by 19th-century composer Mikhail Glinka that had been in use since the collapse of the Soviet Union nearly a decade ago.
From ``Anthem of the Soviet Union,'' music by Alexander Alexandrov, 1944, words by S.V. Mikhalkov and G.A. Registan.
He agreed on a compromise under which the old anthem would be restored, while Russia would keep the post-Soviet tricolor flag and the state coat of arms with the czarist double-headed eagle. /forum/a3a4e1cfb2843.htm   (1481 words)

 Internationale definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
A Russian version was the national anthem of the Soviet Union until 1944.
Socialist song: a revolutionary Socialist song written in France in 1871 and adopted as the anthem of the First, Second, and Third Internationals.
Click here to search all of MSN Encarta /encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861621914   (66 words)

 MIDI Atlas
Hatikva” (The Hope (for the promised land)) national anthem courtesy of Arturo Mechanic.
Indignados tus hijos del yugo” (Indignant Thy Sons of the Yoke) national anthem from WK Midi
Quisqueyanos valientes” (Valiant Sons of Quisqueya) national anthem from WK Midi /MIDI/Atlas/worldlst.html   (943 words)

 Ex-USSR Page
Learn everything about the Soviet Union National Anthem
In 1991 the family split up with the former republics of the Soviet Union becoming the newly independent states.
This used to be a common saying in the Soviet Union. /Colosseum/Track/7635/history.html   (117 words)

 Onno van Rijen's FAQ
The name of the national anthem of the Soviet Union is "Hymn of the Bolshevik Party" by Aleksandr Alexsandrov with words by Sergei Mikhalkov and El-Registan (anthem from 1 January 1944).
What is the name of the National Anthem of the former Soviet Union and who composed the anthem?
If you miss your favourite 20th century Soviet composer then please send me a message. /ovar/various/faq.htm   (159 words)

 In Today's Feuilletons - signandsight
(...) On the other hand the national anthem of the Soviet Union (mp3) whose words have been rewritten three times over, has been preserved as the Russian national anthem.
And the 9th of May, the day of victory in 1945, is still a national holiday, Liberation Day, although this was no liberation from the Stalinist dictatorship.
One example being the advancement of the day in the early 17th century when citizen Kusma Minin and Prince Dmitri Poscharsky were supposed to have called for unity against foreign intervention, into a national holiday. /intodaysfeuilletons/535.html   (1793 words)

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries it was adopted as an anthem by socialists, communists, and anarchists all over the world, and it served as the national anthem of the Soviet Union until 1943.
The original lyrics for the Internationale were written by a French revolutionary in 1871 and set to music in 1888.
Chinese students also sang it during the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in 1989. /homepage/gdejong/203wk9internationale.html   (132 words)

 Russian Cameras - 5/22/97
Music is the National Anthem of the former U.S.S.R. BPW Limited, Classic Cameras © 2005 et.
The Soviets also manufactured the Iskra 2 which was the same as the Iskra except for the addition of a selenium cell meter.
It was the Soviet version of the Bessamatic with the World's first 35mm slr Zoom lens, the 36 - 82 mm 2.8 Zoomar which came out in 1959. /soviet.html   (1915 words)

 Lyrics: The International
The song was later used as the first Soviet Union National Anthem and Anthem of the (Third) Communist International, until 1944 when the latter was disolved.
MIA: History: Soviet History: Sounds of the Soviet Union: Lyrics
The song of the First and Second International, it was written by a transport worker after the Paris Commune was crushed by the French government. /history/ussr/sounds/lyrics/international.htm   (212 words)

 Russian National Anthem, Public Opinion
People over 50 years old (72%) are the most frequent supporters of the new Russian anthem, which is so much like the national anthem of the former Soviet Union.
Jan 17 (Interfax) - The overwhelming majority of Russian citizens (66%) approve of the national anthem with music by Alexander Alexandrov and new lyrics by Sergei Mikhalkov.
Despite their positive attitude towards the new anthem, the respondents admitted that they did not know it well enough. /russia/johnson/6028-3.cfm   (189 words)

The two chambers of Kazakhstan's parliament on 2 December discussed a proposal to replace the current national anthem with one whose text is said to have been written by President Nursultan Nazarbaev, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reported on 4 December.
The bill making the Soviet anthem Russia's new anthem was passed in the first reading in early 1999 (see "RFE/RL Newsline," 11 March 1999).
The six opposition parties that last month signed an agreement not to recognize the outcome of the 5 November parliamentary poll have applied to the Baku municipal authorities for permission to convene another demonstration on 9 December to protest the falsification of the outcome of that ballot, Turan reported on 4 December. /newsline/2000/12/051200.asp   (5768 words)

 The Hunt for Red October - Music
The only piece used that was not written by Poledourus was the National Anthem of the Soviet Union.
It is sung by the crew of the Red October as it begins its voyage.
Throughout the film are other snippets of music to provide mood where necessary. /hfro/music.html   (146 words)

 "Anthem of the Soviet Union" (original 1943 version)
Anthem of the Soviet Union (original 1943 version)
"Anthem of the Soviet Union" (original 1943 version)
Edited by T.M Cartledge and W.L. reed, Martin Shaw and Henry Coleman, National Anthems of the World 5th Edition, Blandford Press, Dorset (UK), 1978; p. /rus/eng/sg-gimn.html   (394 words)

 Category:Soviet culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hymn of the Soviet Union (other language versions)
This page was last modified 23:45, 21 April 2006. /wiki/Category:Soviet_culture   (67 words)

 Comment on Best and worst national anthems
The Soviet Union national anthem is certainly the "best" I think (so good that after trying to ditch it they brought it back again...), but the old anthem of East Germany I think is pretty stirring as well.
The anthem as adopted in 1944 mentions Stalin, and after his death and the demise of the personality cult the anthem was generally used without words.
The South African anthem consosts of four verses: The first one is in Xhosa, the second one in Zulu, the third one in Afrikaans and the last one in English. /mt/hippotime.cgi?entry_id=8740   (7634 words)

 Review of The Internationale
Probably most famously, or infamously, “The Internationale” underwent an ironic transition from anti-establishment rallying cry to ideological apparatus, serving as the national anthem of the Soviet Union from 1917 until its downfall.
Cognizant ofThe Internationale’s” precarious position in contemporary global culture, Miller’s documentary casts its subject finally as a testament to endurance and transcendence—an anthem that demonstrates and inspires the sort of determination to overcome adversity and oppression that inspired Pottier to write the lyrics in the first place.
Informed by a utopian vision of harmony yet bound indelibly to a Soviet militaristic aesthetic, the anthem has confirmed the failure to ensure lasting peace and social justice as often as it has rekindled the dream that such a goal is achievable. /~filmhis/reviews/31_2/film/internationale.htm   (769 words)

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