Pavel Latushka: Culture ministry will help Pesniary band to fight foreign clons

Congratulating Belarus' legendary band Pesniary with the 40th anniversary, Belarus culture minister Pavel Latushka promised to help, including among other issues, in battling the band's foreign clons. Thus, the culture minisrty confirmed it considered the band led by Vyacheslav Sharapov as the only authentic Pesniary brand. The band is expected to release a new album called Happiness in the end of 2009.