The President’s administration recommended that the heads of regions to creatively congratulate women on March 8, for example, to produce local TV wishes for the feast in verse form. About it reports “Kommersant”, citing a source in one of the regional governments.
According to the publication, “directly” request the AP was performed by acting Governor of the Kirov region, Igor Vasiliev. According to local publication “Nine ru”, Vasiliev congratulated women on March 8 the stage of the regional Drama theater with a poem of his own composition.
“We have forests in Russia to the heavens/ And the coolest we have oaks and maples/ In Russia all the best Russian/ In Russia all native just cool”, — stated in the first quatrain.
However, on the official page in Facebook modern poet Alexander Volya stated that this line from his poem “Russian Women”. The piece was made two years ago — March 8, 2015.
In an interview with Vulich said that the poem “Women in Russia” really belongs to him, but the Governor of the Kirov region, Igor Vasiliev used it with permission of the author.
“It is with my permission he altered the last lines, because they were addressed to Vyatka women. So here it is in full compliance with copyright and his work”, — said the poet.
“Kommersant” writes that the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Valery Shantsev took part in the filming of the video Internet-flash mob “Mannequin Challenge” in which participants freeze in various places. Press Secretary of the Governor novel Skudnyakov in an interview with the local edition of “Time” stated that the head of the region “wanted to get away from the everyday greetings with flowers”.
“The scenario men and women in the bustle of preparing for March 8, and that the Governor is helping them,” explained Skudnyakov.
In greeting Shantsev said that “woman is a riddle and a mystery”, but men “is ready to solve you every day.” He wished all the women “to Shine, to charm and to inspire.”