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 of their charts, with YouTube videos and links their PopKult profiles, where available.

Here is their lineup from August 25, 2017:

1. “Мы вернёмся домой” (“We’re Going Home”)—Александр Маршал

 

2. “Разбуди меня” (“Wake Me Up”)—Ночные снайперы

 

3. “Что ж ты натворила” (“What Did You Do”)—Григорий Лепс

 

4. “Близкие люди” (“Close People”)—Вера Брежнева

 

5. “Драмы больше нет” (“No More Drama”)—Полина Гагарина

Katheryn Weaver is a student of rhetoric and history at the University of Texas, Austin. Her primary areas of investigation include revolution and the rhetorical justification of violence against individuals, state, and society. She is currently studying Russian as a Second Language with SRAS's Home and Abroad Scholarship.