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Russia’s hottest protest song, courtesy of the military elite

“An Internet hit is becoming the anthem for Russian protesters as they march against Vladimir Putin’s rule.

In the few days since it was posted, more than 1 million people have watched the YouTube video for the song, catapulting its band into sudden stardom. Yet this is no ordinary story of the latest Web sensation.

The musicians in the video aren’t rock stars; they’re elite veterans of the Russian army.”

(Continue reading on NPR.com)

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