Since forming in 1981, the Russian rock group DDT has survived the Soviet regime, hard times in the '90s, and the demise of independent media. Now, one of Russia's most popular rock acts is visiting New York on a five-city tour of the U.S. Writer Lara Pellegrinelli shares the band's story. And we talk about Russian rock -- then and now -- with Richard Tempest, director of the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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