In 2018 no less than 3 biopics about Viktor Tsoy, killed in a car crash in 1990, will be released in Russia! Why so many, why now, and who is Viktor Tsoy?
A talk with Artemy Troitsky, journalist, culturologist (Back in the USSR, Tusovka, SUBKULTURA) and personal friend of Tsoy’s.
Artemy Troitsky has been both a chronicler of and an active participant in some of the most exciting elements of Russian popular culture in the last half century. As a journalist, music critic, concert promoter, broadcaster and academic, he has witnessed at first hand the underground movements which have shaped contemporary Russia.