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1. 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
2. Rocket Man Turns Elton John

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

Tags: Internet, music, science, space
3. 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
4. Russian Music Making a Comeback

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

Tags: russian music, music, rap, yandex
5. 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
6. 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
7. From Poetry to Song: A Russian Poet's Work Makes a Debut

How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.

Tags: stalin, soviet, media, Tsvetaeva, literature, poetry, music
8. Corruption, Crimea, and Coronavirus

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.

Tags: sakhalin, Far East, music, Internet, Victory Day, belarus, corruption, health, travel
9. Kate NV is Coming for US

Russian pop experimentalist Kate NV had her video voted the #1 best music video of May by Pitchfork.

Tags: video, pop, music
10. The Throat-Singing American

“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

Tags: tuva, siberia, music

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