Back in the USSR: Ten Songs About Russia. Vladimir Putin is Inaugurated as President of Russia. This Day in History, 07/05/2000.

1.  The Beatles ‘Back in the USSR’

(from the album The Beatles, 1968).

2.  Boney M ‘Rasputin’

(from the album Nightflight to Venus, 1978).

3.  Sting ‘Russians’

(from the album The Dream of the Blue Turtles, 1985).

4.  Sisters of Mercy ‘Dominion / Mother Russia’

(from the album Floodland, 1987).

5.  Blondie ‘Contact in Red Square’

(from the album Plastic Letters, 1978).

6.  Maximo Park ‘Russian Literature’

(from the album Our Earthly Pleasures, 2007).

7.  Supergrass ‘St. Petersburg’

(from the album Road to Rouen, 2005).

8.  Matt Munro ‘From Russia with Love’

(from the soundtrack From Russia with Love, 1963).

9.  Kate Bush ‘Babooshka’

(from the album Never Forever, 1980).

10. Charlotte Hatherley ‘Siberia’

(from the album The Deep Blue, 2007).