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Over the past ten years, music made in Russia has become more popular.
A well-known musician posted a poem in response to the sentencing of his friend, the actor Mikhail Yefremov.
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.
How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.
This week, Spotify comes to Russia, Crimea is a hot tourist destination (like always), and three cases of corruption: one big, one small, and one straight out of a spy movie.
Russian pop experimentalist Kate NV had her video voted the #1 best music video of May by Pitchfork.
“People here usually say to me: you are different than we thought and from the way American people are shown on TV. And I am happy.”
– Sean Quirk, an American who has been living in Tuva, Siberia for almost 20 years, and knowns the Tuvan language better than Russian
Music soothes the plague-bothered soul. Here are some recent tracks worth listening to.
There will surely be some great April Fools' news items this week. These, however, are some that we wish were jokes.
“This is war. The enemy is invisible, but some lines of the front are clear. Today's difficulties, of course, are far from the horrors known to our history, and that includes the Blockade. That was much worse than today, and scarier.... The noble experience and mysticism of the besieged Hermitage remains with us always and serves as an example.”
- General Director of the State Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky, in a Facebook post on how the Hermitage is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic
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