Goodbye to songs named numerically, then. Sad, because we were all rather hoping ¡Forward, Russia! might return with a new indexing gimmick – songs named after popular TV puppets, perhaps.…

Ahh. The first single from the second album – it’s the point where you can hear bands take a look at their bank statements, and resolve to make some money…

This isn’t the Russia of Roman Abramovich and internet hookers. This is the Russia of Sputniks, space dogs and Cold War paranoia. And freezing winters. It takes bravery to…