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Elton John in Red Square, Moscow.

May 21, 1979: Elton John's tour of the USSR puts the first cracks in the Iron Curtain

British singer Elton John became the first megastar to tour the USSR, performing eight concerts in Leningrad and Moscow as a guest of the Communist regime.

 
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