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This report provides a detailed analysis of all the main industry sectors in Russia.


  • Russian live music has continued its recovery, which began a year earlier, bolstered by steady economic growth.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers all of the main sectors in Russia's music industry.
  • Discusses recorded-music sales, digital music retailing, royalty collections, and live.

Key questions answered

  • How does Russia's recorded-music sector compare to its live industry?
  • How did the three state-accredited collection societies perform in 2017?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Access transition boosting recorded-music growth
  • Music companies

Music retail

  • VKontakte the subscription service leader
  • Digital infrastructure and access

Copyright protection and rights administration

  • Home to large-scale online pirate supply
  • Royalty collections


  • Economic recovery and currency stability promote live growth


  • Methodology
  • Author