Sergey Chernov

Moscow 2 years ago

British Musician Tells Story of Russian Records on Bones

British Musician Tells Story of Russian Records on Bones

Moscow 2 years ago

In the Soviet Union, Western rock music was once so precious that at least one fan paid for it with his blood, said London musician Stephen Coates, who is in the middle ...

Russia 2 years ago

Persecuted Russian Lawyer Finds New Ways Around Foreign Agents Label

Persecuted Russian Lawyer Finds New Ways Around Foreign Agents Label

Russia 2 years ago

The life of St. Petersburg human rights lawyer Ivan Pavlov has changed dramatically in the last 12 months.

Russia 2 years ago

Russian Media NGO Pays Biggest Fine So Far Under Foreign Agent Law

Russian Media NGO Pays Biggest Fine So Far Under Foreign Agent Law

Russia 2 years ago

The director of a St. Petersburg nongovernmental organization said Monday she had paid the biggest fine so far imposed under Russia's controversial "foreign agent" law.

Moscow 2 years ago

Indie Sensation Gets Prize and New Fans

Indie Sensation Gets Prize and New Fans

Moscow 2 years ago

Okudjav, a relatively new band named after Soviet singer-songwriter Bulat Okudzhava, won a coveted local music award.

Moscow 2 years ago

LGBT Festival Hit by Gas Attack in St. Pete

LGBT Festival Hit by Gas Attack in St. Pete

Moscow 2 years ago

Queerfest, an annual LGBT rights festival in St. Petersburg, was forced to cancel most of its events following attacks, pressure from authorities, bomb threats and last-minute cancellations.

Moscow 2 years ago

Folk Punk Group Iva Nova Return After Four Years

Folk Punk Group Iva Nova Return After Four Years

Moscow 2 years ago

Iva Nova, a St. Petersburg all-women folk-punk band, may have shrunk to a quartet, but its music has become more diverse and inventive, drifting further away from the typical three-minute song format.

Moscow 2 years ago

Veteran Jazz Legend Feigin Brings Fest to Moscow

Veteran Jazz Legend Feigin Brings Fest to Moscow

Moscow 2 years ago

The Leo Feigin Festival, a series of large-scale avant-garde jazz events celebrating Russian-born, Britain-based producer and long-time BBC Russian service music presenter Leo Feigin, started last week in St. Petersburg and will ...

Moscow 2 years ago

'Pedophile Hunter' Opera Composer Attacked

'Pedophile Hunter' Opera Composer Attacked

Moscow 2 years ago

The premiere of a new opera was canceled in St. Petersburg after both the refusal of yet another venue to hold it and an assault on the opera's composer.

Moscow 2 years ago

Cult Singer Zakhar May on Maidan and Navalny

Cult Singer Zakhar May on Maidan and Navalny

Moscow 2 years ago

Zakhar May talks about his career, why he dislikes rock veterans Andrei Makarevich and Yury Shevchuk, and his admiration of Navalny.

Moscow 3 years ago

Estonian Composer Begins Russian Tour

Estonian Composer Begins Russian Tour

Moscow 3 years ago

Argo Vals, an acclaimed guitarist and composer from Tartu, Estonia, whose complex musical ideas and advanced guitar technique has seen him compared to King Crimson legend Robert Fripp, will soon perform in ...