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 […]

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The Sniffer / Нюхач

The Sniffer (Нюхач) is a Russian-language detective TV series, produced in Ukraine by the FILM.UA group. The series was originally released on November 11, 2013 on the Ukrainian channel ICTV. The series is about a man with an extraordinary sense of smell. Nicknamed “The Sniffer,” he uses his superhuman sense along with his vast knowledge […]

Spies / Разведчицы

Spies (Разведчицы) is a Russian-language military drama TV series based on true events. It was produced by Rosmedia Production at the request of DT Production, and directed by Felix Gerchikov. The premier was released on May 7, 2013, on the Ukrainian channel 1+1. The series ended with a total of 12 episodes, all of which […]

Silver Spoon/Мажор

The Russian-language version of Мажор premiered on December 15, 2014 on First Channel, Russia’s most-watched television channel. It was later picked up by Netflix and released in the fall of 2016 under the name Silver Spoon. The first two seasons are currently available there, both with English subtitles. It was the first Russian-produced TV show […]

Sherlock Holmes / Шерлок Холмс

During a resurgence in popularity of the British detective stories, Russia offered an early contribution in the worldwide revival of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson with their own adaptation, a television series titled Sherlock Holmes (ШерлокХолмс). Aired in November 2013, this eight-episode series was directed by Andrey Kavun, and featured Igor Petrenko […]

Detective Anna / Анна – Детективъ

Detective Anna (Анна – Детективъ) is a Russian mystery/sci-fi TV show, produced by Skyway Productions and Star Media and released on November 7, 2016 on the Russia’s TV-3, which is branded quite similarly to the Sci-Fi Channel in America. In this series, Anna, a 19-year-old girl who acquires an ability to communicate with the dead, […]

House Arrest / Домашний арест

House Arrest (Домашний Aрест) is a Russian comedy TV series, produced by Comedy Club Productions and first released on August 16, 2018. It played on the TNT comedy channel in Russia. The series is about Arkady Anikeev, the mayor of Sineozersk who gets arrested for taking bribes and finds himself placed under house arrest. As […]

Russia’s Top Movies: July 2019

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 occasionally compete locally with the American machine. Once a month, SRAS provides a lineup of the top Russian movies in […]

Nashe Radio Top 5: July 2019

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 of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site. Here’s how the lineup […]

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