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The Blue Wagon

Cheburashka and crocodile Gena are two heroes from one of the most famous and cutest Russian animations. On their way back from one of their adventures, […]

Alexandra or Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears

“Александра” (Alexandra) is the theme song from 1980 Soviet film “Москва слезам не верит” (Moscow doesn’t believe in tears). It was written by Serguey Nikitin, Russian […]

Victory Day – The Song

Девятое мая – День Победы! А для всех русских людей это особый день. Это день, когда закончилась Великая Отечественная война (May, 9 is Victory Day! And […]

Learn Russian with Songs: Это Всё – ДДТ

ДДТ (DDT) is one of the most famous and successful rock band in Russia founded by Юрий Шевчук (Yuri Shevchuk) in 1980. The song “Это всё” […]

Learn Russian with Song: “Когда твоя девушка больна”

Кино (kino) was no doubt one of the most popular rock bands from the 1980s, and became a real legendary band after the accidental death of […]

Russian Chanson

Today, I would like to introduce you to a musical genre, typically Russian, which is called criminal songs. It is a musical genre that celebrates the […]

Mashina Vremeni, the Russian rock band that vindicates its name

Mashina Vremeni (Машина времени = Time Machine) is a Russian rock band founded in 1969. Mashina Vremeni was a pioneer of Soviet rock music, and remains one of the oldest […]

Mikhail Glinka, Great Russian Composer

If you spend some time in Moscow, you should plan a visit to the Glinka Museum of Musical Culture. There you can see and listen to […]

Pyotr Mamonov, From Punk rock to Orthodoxy

Пётр Николаевич Мамонов (Pyotr Nikolayevich Mamonov) is a famous Russian rock musician, actor and writer born on April, 14th 1951. He is also fluent in English […]

Gusli– the oldest Russian multi-string instrument

Гусли (gusli) is the oldest Russian multi-string instrument. Thought its history is not known, experts think that it may have derived from the ancient lyre. The […]