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to the brink of nuclear war. Twenty years later, General Secretary Konstantin Chernenko was still shaking his ďŹ st: “Rock music is part of an arsenal of subversive weapons, aimed at undermining the commitment of young Russians to Communist ideology.â€? The Soviet campaigns against the Beatles were skirmishes in the long battle between the cultural commissars in the Kremlin and those Soviet citizens whose music refused to obey the rules.

How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin  

A fascinating examination of the enduring popularity of the Beatles in the former Soviet Union by a writer who was there from the beginning,...

How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin  

A fascinating examination of the enduring popularity of the Beatles in the former Soviet Union by a writer who was there from the beginning,...