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1. 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
2. For the Love of Trees

In this issue's language learning page, we consider Russian songs about trees.

Tags: songs, music, nature, trees
3. 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
4. When Artists Get on Board with Russian Protest

As opposition protests rock Moscow, we look at how contemporary artists have interpreted the actions of Russia's riot police.

Tags: omon, moscow, music, art, dissidence, protest
5. 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
6. 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
7. Love and Parting

A literal English translation of the famous song.

Tags: music, language
8. A Walk on the Wild Side (of Russia)

Russia Weekly gets wacky with singing policemen, forbidden emojis, and flying plagues.

Tags: cats, school, music
By Irina Bukharin
9. Russkie Posidelki (American Style)

Engaging conversation and exchange of ideas related to Russian traditions and culture. Tea and treats are provided. April's topic is part two of March's Posidelki, "The Mighty Handful," five composers who created a distinct "Russian" style of classical music.

Tags: music
10. Note Book

All the news that fits, from all over Russia, including locusts, The Death of Stalin, finances, and a Grammy.

Tags: music, agriculture, stalin

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