More Russian Resources

PopKult tries to give an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. Here are a few other resources you might check out for more Russian classic movies, cutting-edge bands, and language practice!   Watch...

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...

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,...

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»...

A History of Russian Holiday Cards (Pre-Revolution)

The custom of sending greeting cards can be traced back to the ancient Chinese, who exchanged messages of good will to celebrate the New Year, and to the early Egyptians, who conveyed their greetings on...

10 Best Films of Eldar Ryazanov

Eldar Ryazanov is one of Russia’s most popular film directors. Holidays, especially New Year’s, Russia’s most important family holiday, are celebrated by, in part, watching his movies. Although Irony of Fate is the most popular...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nashe Radio Top 5: June, 2017

Nashe Radio plays popular music that isn’t quite “pop.” What’s big in Russian-language rock, rap, punk, R&B, and alternative? Nashe Radio’s all-Russian and eclectic playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot...