Speaking of absurd relics

Here’s one of the many that are still around and kicking, a neat little capsule of Soviet absurdity: cheesy “estrada” evenings on national TV, and the choir of the Internal Ministry. This time, they are singing “Let My People Go,” using a strange mix of Russian choral tradition and the vocal equivalent of blackface.

h/t Alexander Kolyandr

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2 Responses to Speaking of absurd relics

  1. A. says:

    Unbelievable. Your description is spot on.

  2. Leopolis says:

    Is it genetic that white people can’t clap on the 2 and 4?

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