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11. A little vodka, a little puppies, a little Despacito

Let's go to Nizhny Novgorod to hear a Russian rendition of the song of the year. And then, lets meet some puppies and a vodka thief.

Tags: alphabet, puppies, music, vodka
By The Editors
12. Music Defeats War

When Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony was performed from besieged Leningrad on August 9, 1942, music suspended the horrors of war.

Tags: shostakovich, world war ii, leningrad, music
By Divya Ryan
13. A Dozen Reviews

In which we review 12 titles that have been teetering in our review pile and that Russophiles should love.

Tags: history, stalin, music, platonov, literature
14. I Do Not Love

In this issue’s Uchites, we look at Vladimir Vysotsky and read one of his poems. 

Tags: vladimir vysotsky, music, language
15. The Russian Way

There are many ways to learn music, but just one 
“Russian Way,” as cellist Marianne Ide finds out.

Tags: georgia, music
16. Six Great Songs About St. Petersburg

Many Russian cities have songs about about them. Here are six of the best ones about Russia's Northern Capital – three by American artists, three by Russians.

Tags: music, St. Petersburg
By Elena Bobrova
17. Listen and Learn: Shostakovich Turns 110

Dmitry Shostakovich created classical music that spoke to modern times. Read up on his life story and listen along to some of finest works along the way. 

Tags: russia, shostakovich, music, composer, soviet union, ussr, stalin, classical
By Alice E.M. Underwood
18. Dancing diplomats and dictators' cats

Politicians are people just like us. They get millions of Instagram responses for a lost pet and do folkdances in front of world leaders. Just a day in the life.

Tags: cat, kadyrov, chechnya, zakharova, kalinka, leningrad, music, diplomacy
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. 5 St. Petersburg Bands You Should Know

St. Petersburg (or Leningrad) has always occupied a special place in the world of Russian music. Famous for its rich classical traditions, especially at the Mariinsky Theater, in the second part of the twentieth century St. Petersburg became the epicenter of underground and experimental music.

Tags: music, rock music, st. petersburg, glasnost
By Elena Bobrova
20. I'm Vysotsky: The Legend of Russian Songwriting

Everyone in the Soviet Union knew his songs, despite constant censorship and troubles with the Soviet regime. To this day, any Russian will recognize his raspy singing voice and silly falsetto. But what was the great Vladimir Vysotsky like in person?

Tags: music, soviet union, vladimir vysotsky, bards
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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