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1. 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
2. Defending a Mural to the Death

If you don't know short-lived Soviet rock musician Igor Talkov, you should. His St. Petersburg mural is under threat.

Tags: sergei bodrov, celebrities, rock music, painting, mural, igor talkov
3. 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
4. Spotify: Popular Music in Russia

The world-wide music-playing platform recently ranked the most popular music in Russia.

Tags: rock music, pop, rap
5. New Kino Clip

The musical group Kino has released a new music video with archive vocals from Victor Tsoy.

Tags: rock music, Tsoy
6. Tsoy's Last Concert

A recording of Viktor Tsoy’s last concert with his group Kino has recently been rediscovered.

Tags: rock music
7. Perestroika Without Pleasure

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Yanka Dyagileva’s punk rock album Anhedonia, the greatest monument to perestroika that you’ve never heard of.

Tags: rock music, music, Yanka Dyagileva, punk music, perestroika
By Tiffany Zhu
8. Poems for a Golden Autumn

Autumn is colder and darker than summer, but is it really that depressing? Classic poets and rock musicians weigh in.

Tags: russian music, rock music, poetry, fall, autumn, DDT, Bunin, Yesenin, Tsvetaeva, boris pasternak, Pushkin
By Tiffany Zhu
9. What Russian Rock Music Says About the Motherland

“Mother Russia” is much more than a stereotype. Everyone has opinions on it, Russian rock musicians included.

Tags: russian music, music, nationalism, patriotism, rock music
By Tiffany Zhu
10. Missing Lakes, Concert Mistakes, and Séances with Darwin

Lakes vanish, free food appears, and a priest speaks to the dead.

Tags: protest, fish, Instagram, water, rock music, concert, shashlyki, Darwin
By Tiffany Zhu

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