Gleb Savchenko
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Why Strictly dances to Russia's beat

After dancing on America and Australia's versions of Strictly Come Dancing, Russian dancer Gleb Savchenko joined the British show this year.

The 31-year-old grew up in Russia in the 1990s.

Here he explains how his family helped his dream of dancing professionally to come true.

Radio 4 will broadcast Bridget Kendall's Strictly Russian programme on 12 December at 1030.

  • 03 Dec 2015
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