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1. 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
2. Far From Moscow: A Digital Festival for the Ages

Check out five of the best up-and-coming Russian indie bands of 2018 and 2019.

Tags: rock music, indie music, russian music, music
3. The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Russian Rock

Curious about Russian rock but don’t know where to start? Here are five bands to start your playlist.

Tags: Murakami, DDT, Neschastnyi Sluchay, Mashina Vremeni, songwriters, russian music, music, rock music, Tsoy
4. Boris Grebenshikov, a Founding Father of Soviet Rock

When the music you sing is banned, when the entire genre is identified with the enemy, how do you find the courage to keep singing? Just ask Boris Grebenshikov!

Tags: boris grebenshikov, music, russian music, russia, russian, ussr, soviet union, rock music
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
5. It's Nutcracker Season!

It's that time of year again: dancing toys, mice, and candy, waltzing flowers, presents coming to life... But was this time of year always so closely tied to the Nutcracker?

Tags: 1812, russia, russian composer, nutcracker, ballet, russian music, Russians, dance
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
6. Patriotism: A USSR Story

Being patriotic in the Soviet Union was a duty, a challenge, and a potential pitfall, all rolled into one. The story of one Soviet singer, Joseph Kobzon, shows how one cultural idol walked that dangerous line.

Tags: russia, russian music, patriotism, ussr, soviet union, kobzon, politics, music, culture, lenin, brezhnev
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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