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1. Harmonious Humanitarianism

European rockers come together to help Ukraine.

Tags: charity, music, war in ukraine
2. Rapping for Peace

Two of Russia's biggest rappers are taking a stance against the war in Ukraine.

Tags: war in ukraine, protest, music, rap, morgenshtern
3. The Bottlephonist

The life of a street musician is not an easy one. But it is one thing to busk with a guitar or pan flute, quite another to have to set up a complex vertical xylophone made of bottles.

Tags: street art, music
4. Russia Wrapped: A Year of Music in Review

2021 is drawing to a close, which means that we have fascinating data on popular streaming trends in Russian-language music. 

Tags: video, rap, morgenshtern, zemfira, Internet, yandex, russian music, rock music, pop music, music, indie music
5. Birchpunk, an Internet Gift

Despite how weird it looks, birchpunk is a fun and talented hip hop group asking important moral questions.

Tags: music, science fiction, hip hop, technology, cyberpunk, birchpunk
6. Grace, Poise, and Firepower

Belarus opens Russia's eight annual tank biathlon with tutus and Swan Lake.

Tags: music, war, ballet, Tchaikovsky, tank
7. Sofia Gubaidulina

Listening to the intensely chromatic compositions of Sofia Gubaidulina can be challenging. You wouldn’t put her music on to relax or to be energized. As with any avant-garde work, taking it in can feel like work.

Tags: avant garde, dissent, composers, music
8. Even Communists Like Rock

A very uncharacteristic tweet about a famous Soviet rockstar has many Russians scratching their heads. Apparently, even communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov can't resist a catchy tune. 

Tags: twitter, perestroika, soviet era, music, rock music, Tsoy, communists, communism
9. Recovering from Covid? Bring on the Russian Ballad

A little levity can be good for the Covid blues, and expert Khadizhat Omarova of Russia’s Rospotrebnadzor has given a variety of advice to accelerate recovery. Why not give your lungs a good stretch and practice your folk song, too?

Tags: katyusha, music, coronavirus, covid 19, covid, folk song, song
10. "А знаешь, всё ещё будет!"

A poetic song about optimism is this issue's language study section.

Tags: music, language, film

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