If you want to understand Russia and its culture, you need to hear these Russian folk songs at least once in your lifetime.
According to a popular Russian proverb, “a man without a homeland is a nightingale without a song.” When we look at this proverb, we quickly understand that this is not just a cliché. Russian culture is strongly marked by patriotism.
Moreover, while Russia hosted the FIFA World Cup in the summer of 2018, the official Russian song “Komanda 2018” (Team 2018), sung by the famous Polina Gagarina and rapper Egor Kreed, highlighted the Russian culture.
We have gathered the top 12 of the most famous Russian folk songs so you can discover even more about the Russian-speaking world!