Hollywood, Music should not leave Russia
If you read some of my stories, you’d know I’m passionate about two things — running and pop music.
Even in the 1980s, when the Iron Curtain still firmly separated the Soviet Union from anything “West”, there was a lot of Western music, in my family anyway.
My earliest childhood memories — from the early 1980—have a soundtrack to them, consisting of Queen, Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, the Rolling Stones, and many others. We worshipped Lenin and everything Soviet (his mummified body by the way still lies at the heart of Moscow) in the…