Author: Josh Wilson

Where to Find Russian Movies and Music Online

PopKult gives an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. Explore our site for infromation on movies, music, brands, TV, and much more. Here are a few other resources you might check out for more Russian classic movies, cutting-edge bands, and language practice!   Watch More Russian Movies! Below are links to sites that […]

Russia’s Top 8 Films From 2018

2018 was another record-breaking year for Russia’s film industry. With Olympic fever having taken over Russia early on in the year, only to be followed by FIFA fever a few months later, films about sports dominated Russia’s screens. Besides this, comedies did well – including an animated tale based starring Russian folk heroes and a […]

15 Soviet Cartoons to Put You in the Holiday Spirit

These cartoons are full of joyful, bright, and homey holiday charm. It’s no secret that the holiday season is most precious to us in childhood. Because for children, it is not just an opportunity to gather together with loved ones. It’s an occasion for presents, Grandfather Frost, Snegurochka, beautiful spruce trees, and hope for a […]

Russia’s Top 2017 Films Released Outside of Russia

Russian films are earning rapidly growing box office takes and audiaunce numbers inside Russia. But how do they do abroad? In total, in 2017, Russian films earned $44.3 million at box offices outside thier primary markets of Russia, Ukraine, and the CIS. This is $2.5 million less than in 2016. However, the number of viewers […]

Russia’s Top Movies of 2017

Russia’s film industry is slowly gaining speed – with growing audiences and box office takes. 2017 proved that Russians love films about the past, films about space, and films about the past in space. Overall, it’s safe to say that the resurgence of Russia’s native film industry is riding a resurgence of Russian pride and […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Top Pop From 2017

A popular Russian-language site in Kyrgyzstan, Limon.ru, assembled the following list of Kyrgyzstan’s top native hits for 2017. Бегиш feat. Баястан – «Теке» Мирбек Атабеков – «Жолуктун неге» Нурмат Садыров feat. Баястан – «Табышмак сулуу» Гулназ Чыныбек кызы – «Кайда» Абир Касенов – «Жаным» Айгерим Расул кызы – «Озун эле» Non Stop – «Жаныма кел» […]

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – November, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join SRAS on Facebook here. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – October, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join SRAS on Facebook here. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts – September, 2017

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of September. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join SRAS on Facebook here. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5 Minutes in Russia

This footage was captured by SRAS Assistant Director Josh Wilson: “This was city day in Moscow, but the amount of foot traffic on the new pedestrian streets in the city center – and the amount of open art displayed – are actually fairly typical for a weekend evening in Russia’s capital these days. Note that […]

Top 5 SRAS Facebook Posts

You chose them! These are the posts from SRAS’s Facebook feed that you have most actively liked, shared, or commented on for the month of August. As usual, the list is diverse and eclectic. Join SRAS on Facebook here. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5