Egypt Butchers Russian National Anthem During Putin’s Visit

Mickey Hanley Contributor
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On Tuesday, Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Cairo for a meeting with Egypt’s president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. During the visit, Putin was forced to stand through one of the worst renditions of a national anthem that you will ever hear.

Before the anthem, the meeting was going well, reports The Telegraph. The festivities included photo ops for Putin and el-Sissi, children waving Russian flags and a 21-gun salute.

Then, this happened.


I think the look on Putin’s face says it all.

If you care to hear how the Russian national anthem is supposed to sound, you can listen here.