Why are Russian rappers getting arrested?
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Russia: Why some of its biggest musicians were arrested

Rapper Husky and electronica group IC3PEAK - whose videos have gained millions of views - have recently had concerts cancelled without a clear explanation.

IC3PEAK told the BBC that this is part of a bigger covert cultural war against art that's popular with the Russian youth.

BBC Monitoring looks at the ways Russian musicians were targeted and how people have reacted.

Produced by Igor Sazonov and Alexi Peristianis

  • 08 Dec 2018
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