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11. 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
12. 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
13. "А знаешь, всё ещё будет!"

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

Tags: music, language, film
14. Kicking It to Katyusha

At the end of May, a lucky Muscovite heard a ruckus outside his window…

Tags: movers, music, piano
15. Trolling Horse People

“For those not familiar with the lyrics of this song, I recommend it. It’s some horse people and absolute drivel. I simply don’t understand what it is. What is it about?... Somehow everything is very strange, mildly speaking.”

– On March 31, Russia’s Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko commented on the lyrics of “Russian Woman,” a song that the Russian-Tajik artist Manizha, who is known for her feminist activism, will soon be performing at Eurovision.

Tags: music, feminism, eurovision, manizha
16. Rocket Man Turns Elton John

The director of Roscosmos uses the organization's website to distribute his latest hits.

Tags: Internet, music, science, space
17. Handwriting and Siberian Pianos

In which we review Dina Rubina's Leonardo's Handwriting, and the nonfiction book, The Pianos of Siberia.

Tags: fiction, novel, music
18. Russian Music Making a Comeback

Over the past ten years, music made in Russia has become more popular.

Tags: russian music, music, rap, yandex
19. Musician's Poetic Response to Sentencing

A well-known musician posted a poem in response to the sentencing of his friend, the actor Mikhail Yefremov.

Tags: Instagram, music
20. Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness

This week: cereal jingles go viral, animal crossings save critters, and paratroopers take a swim in a fountain in celebration. Sounds pretty run-of-the-mill.

Tags: holidays, military, metro, Moscow, Internet, music, health, chechnya

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