Movies

More Russian Resources

PopKult tries to give an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. 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 have online archives of full-length Soviet and Russian movies or shows, […]

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Ivan Urgant

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: September 2018

Music

Nargiz Zakirova / Наргиз Закирова

Nargiz Zakirova (Наргиз Закирова; or Nargiz Zokirova in Uzbek) is an Uzbek-American singer who sings mostly in Russian. Better known by her stage name, Nargiz, Zakirova made her big break after winning the Russian music contest Voice (Голос). She is known for her strong voice, striking appearance (with a shaved head and powerful body covered […]

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Munisa Rizayeva / Муниса Ризаева

Poland’s Top Polish Music: October 2018

Cartoons

15 Soviet Cartoons to Put You in the Holiday Spirit

These cartoons are full of joyful, bright, and homey holiday charm. It’s no secret that the holiday season is most precious to us in childhood. Because for children, it is not just an opportunity to gather together with loved ones. It’s an occasion for presents, Grandfather Frost, Snegurochka, beautiful spruce trees, and hope for a […]

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The Wolf and Seven Baby Goats / Волк и семеро козлят

Kroshka Enot / Крошка Енот

Brands

Yandex / Яндекс

Yandex (Russian: Яндекс) is often known as “Russia’s Google.” However, while it started as a mere search engine, it has expanded into much more than that. Arkadiy Volozh founded the company in 1999. At the time, he paid thousands of dollars for a four gigabyte (4 GB) hard drive to start the company’s public operations. […]

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Soviet Arcade Games

Saperavi Wine