Гостья из будущего / Guests From the Future

Гостья из будущего (Guests From the Future) is a five-part children’s science fiction television series from 1985. Based on Kir Bulychev’s popular 1978 children’s book One Hundred Years Ahead, Guests from the Future became an...

Fryderyk Awards

The Fryderyk is the most important annual Polish music award for the modern Polish popular music industry. It’s presented in April, and is comparable to the American Grammy award. The Fryderyk was officially created in...

Prisoner of the Mountains / Кавкаский пленник (1996)

Prisoner of the Mountains (Кавказский пленник) is a 1996 film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1872 war novella “Prisoner of the Caucasus.” Directed by Sergei Bodrov (Сергей Бодров) and starring Oleg Menshikov (Олег Меньшиков), Sergei Bodrov,...

Nashestvie / Нашествие

Nashestvie (Нашествие), or “Invasion,” is an annual Russian rock music festival held over a three-day weekend in the first half of July. Since launching in 1999, Nashestvie has become one of the largest open-air music...

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...

Russkoe Radio Top 5: June 2017

Russkoe Radio plays pop music exclusively in Russian. What’s big in Russian-language pop and dance music? Russkoe Radio’s pop playlists can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top...

Poland’s Top Pop Music: June, 2017

Radio Zet is one of Poland’s most popular pop music stations. What’s big in Polish-language adult contemporary, dance, and easy-listening? Radio Zed’s playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of the...

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: June 2017

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can...

Rogachev Sugushenka / Рогачёвского Cгущенка

The Rogachev Milk Factory (Рогачёвского МКК) is the largest manufacturer of canned dairy in the CIS. This makes it of particular importance in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, where sweetened condensed milk (сгущенка) is a beloved...

Miratorg / Мираторг

Miratorg (Мираторг) is Russia’s leading meat producer and supplier. It is rapidly also becoming one of Russia’s most visible brands, with fairly heavy advertising campaigns, banded stores and even restaurants, and increasingly wide distribution in...

Domik v Derevnye / Домик в Деревне

Domik v Derevnye (Домик в Деревне) commands the Russian dairy market with 34% market share. The brand, whose name literally translates to “little house in the country,” began in 1997 to serve Russia’s large and...

Ochakovskii Kvass / Квас «Очаковский»

Ochakovskii Kvass (Очаковский Квас) is Russia’s most popular commercially-produced kvass. According to the independent Nielsen polling agency, Ochakovo controls 18% of the highly competitive kvass market in Russia. Kvass is a fermented beverage popularly enjoyed...