In the late 1960's the Rolling Stones applied to Soviet authorities for permission to perform in Moscow.The request was rejected without discussion. It took thirty years and the collapse of Communism for Russian fans to get a first sighting of Britain's pre-eminent rock and roll export who performed to sell-out crowds over five nights in the Russian capital and in St.Petersburg. Here Mick, Ron and Keith mingle with fans. Jagger later described the concerts as "intensely emotional"
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