Nashe Radio Top 5: October 2010

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...

MTV Russia Top 5: October 2010

MTV Russia is just like MTV everywhere else—except that it plays some Russian stuff, too. They used to have a program called “Русская 10-тка” (“Russian 10”) devoted to the best Russian-language pop currently on the...

Russia’s Top Movies: October 2010

Like 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 is also capable of producing films that can occasionally compete...

Nashe Radio Top 5: September 2010

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...

Nashe Radio Top 5: September 2010

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...

Russia’s Top Movies: September 2010

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...

MTV Russia Top 5: September 2010

MTV Russia is just like MTV everywhere else—except that it plays some Russian stuff, too. They used to have a program called “Русская 10-тка” (“Russian 10”) devoted to the best Russian-language pop currently on the...

Nashe Radio Top 5: August 2010

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...

Russia’s Top Movies: August 2010

Like 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 is also capable of producing films that can occasionally compete...

MTV Russia Top 5: August 2010

MTV Russia is just like MTV everywhere else—except that it plays some Russian stuff, too. They used to have a program called “Русская 10-тка” (“Russian 10”) devoted to the best Russian-language pop currently on the...

Vestiges: Capitalism in Post-Soviet Space

No matter how great a change is wrought on a society by any occurrence, the society will retain some of the basic characteristics it had before; infrastructure and traditions take decades if not centuries to...

The Fast Food Phenomenon: Russia’s Other Booming Market

In 1990 fast food exploded on the Russian market in one of the Cold War’s most memorable dying images. Today, the industry is one of Russia’s “healthiest” – experiencing steady growth from both foreign and domestic...