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Propaganda, Moscow

7 Bolshoi Zlatoustinsky Pereulok
Russia 101000
Tel: 7 495 624 5732's insider take:

Located just a block from the former KGB headquarters on Lubyanka Square, this Moscow institution has nothing to do with the Soviet era. By day, the no-nonsense industrial-style interior is an unpretentious café with cheap, tasty food. At night, it serves up a menu of the hippest house, techno, and funk music, as well as variations such as soulful house, spun by top-notch homegrown and international DJs. (DJ Sanches's Thursdays are legendary.) Even though it's been open for more than a decade, getting through the door on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday can be problematic, as it's popular with a new generation of Russian college students and techno-music lovers. Sunday is gay night. Located a few blocks away, the Club Formerly Known As Krizis Zhanra is an improved reincarnation of a 1990s club by the same owners that attracts an equally young crowd (Ulitsa Pokrovka Dom 16/16, Stroyenie 1; 7-495-623-2594;

Open daily noon to 6 am.

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