Russian election sees musical battleground
28 February 2012 Last updated at 05:53 GMT
Vladimir Putin is expected to win next week's Russian presidential election, but the glory days when admirers wrote pop songs about him could be gone.
In the final run-up to the vote, a wave of anti-Putin sentiment expressed through music is being welcomed, even if the most controversial of the performers wish to remain anonymous.
Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.