Artemy Troitsky is a celebrated Russian activist, culture critic, university lecturer and journalist. In the eighties, Troitsky played a significant role in the anti-Soviet cultural revolution of the Soviet youth. Troitsky is the author of Back in the U.S.S.R.: The True Story of Rock in Russia (British edition 1987) and Tusovka: Who’s Who in New Soviet Rock Culture (British edition 1990). He has taught music journalism at Moscow State University and, in 1986, was one of the organisers of the Account No. 904 rock concert, modelled on Live Aid, to raise funds for the victims of the Chernobyl disaster. Currently Troitsky lives in Tallinn, Estonia and teaches at the universities of Tallinn and Helsinki.
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