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  • The revival of Russian rock in the post-Soviet space

    Gabrielle Valli*
    16/11/2020The revival of Russian rock in the post-Soviet space
    The recent comeback of Soviet rock at the tail of popular protests in Belarus is a reminder of the influence and the soft power music can have on street politics. Revived through film in Russia and street protests in Belarus, Soviet rock and later Russian rock has managed to transcend the generational and identity gap and to galvanize modern civil society in the post-Soviet region. On the morning of August 6, 2020, two DJ’s of a Minsk “palace of children and Belarusian youth”, ...
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