The best three compositions will be selected by a jury and published on the website of RIA Novosti, the Russian news and information agency. The three winners will receive several prizes, besides a possible chance to visit Russia. ''We are trying to get sponsors for the Russia trip,'' says an optimistic Shreter. The award ceremony will take place here in November, according to Mr Shreter, who will head the jury.
The other members of the jury will be officials from the Russian Embassy, the Deputy Chief Editor and the Political Analyst of RIA Novosti, Ms Tatyana Shaumyan of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and professors from the Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University.