Your Musical WTF Moment for the Week

If figure skating is your thing, you’ve come to expect performances that are equal parts athletic ability and graceful art. But how about a pairs routine that’s themed after the Holocaust? No, really. Stay with me.

The woman in the video below is Tatiana Navka, the wife of Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesperson. Witness the routine with partner Andrey Bukovsky where they dress in concentration camp clothes and skate to a soundtrack that includes police dogs. WTF, Russia?

Er, wow.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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