Russian bands and artists you definitely need to hear

I have spent a good bit of time exploring Russian music and I am continually stunned at the wonderful sounds I keep coming across. While Western music is extremely popular here – I’ve heard everything from ABBA to Pink Floyd to Thievery Corporation – Russian music deserves more respect than even some Russians give it. [...]

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Cautious optimism: Russian media react to Trump meeting Putin

Image by V. Podvitsky / RIA Novosti The first long-awaited meeting between the two presidents has, naturally, received a lot of attention in the Russian media. Even before it started, Russian media outlets tried to decipher the hidden meanings behind Putin and Trump’s body language, trying to determine who won the non-verbal power [...]

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