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 to our Russian music site.

Here is their lineup from February 23, 2018:

1. “Штрихи” (“Strokes”)—Burito

2. В Космосе (“In Outer Space”)—Serebro

3. “Плачешь в темноте” (“You Cry in the Dark”)—Руки Вверх

4. “Орлы или вороны” (“Eagles or Crows”)—Григорий Лепс и Максим Фадеев

5. “Так красиво” (“How Beautiful”)—Сергей Лазаров

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.