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Sophia / София: Russian Series

Sophia is a Russian television series originally released on November 28th, 2016 on channel Russia 1. The series was directed by Aleksei Andrianov, and produced by Moskino filming company. As of now, there is only one season of the series containing eight episodes that is available on Amazon Prime with English subtitles. The historical drama […]

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Arrhythmia / Аритмия

Звезда / The Star: Learning Russian Through Film

Music

Sources to Research Russian Rock

The brief list of online resources has been compiled for those interested in understanding late-Soviet music movements, particularly for rock and punk movements of Leningrad.   I. Resources in English   A. Lecture on Russian punk In the above virtual lecture, Brandeis University PhD candidate and writer Alexander Herbert explores themes detailed in his book […]

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Rock Music’s Rise in Late-Soviet Russia

Siberia’s Perestroika Punk Generation