A Collection of Russian Juggling Videos (Part 2)

Because most eJuggle articles are in English or Spanish, and many jugglers don’t know any Russian, it was suggested to me to curate a collection of Russian juggling videos, especially older or lesser known ones, that many readers may not have seen before. I will also try to include some of the best examples of the videos of Russian and Soviet jugglers that you may be familiar with as well. I hope you enjoy these twenty videos. Feel free to contact me with further examples that I can consider adding to this collection in part three. I do know that some of these jugglers have immigrated to other countries and may consider themselves a new nationality. I also apologize if I’ve mistaken someone as Russian who is actually from Ukraine or another country. We’ll start off with some jugglers and videos that might be familiar to you already.

Wjadscheslaw Anokhin

Diana Gracheva

Two Miagkostoupovs

Valentin Chernov

Dmitry Chernov

Pavel Evsukevich

Boris Panfilenok (Buba)

Kristina Kokorina

The Four Afanasjews

Gratchinow

Israfilov

Eduard Abert and the Aberts

Massimiliano Truzzi

Jenny Jaeger

Gena Shvartsman Cristiani

Serge Flash

Yury Ermolov

Andrey Markov

Karina Yusupova

Svetlana Zueva

Alexander Kulakov

I hope to eventually do a third part of this collection, so please feel free to send me more videos that you feel should be in part three.

David Cain is a professional juggler, juggling historian, and the owner of the world's only juggling museum, the Museum of Juggling History. He is a Guinness world record holder and 15 time IJA gold medalist. In addition to his juggling pursuits, David is a successful composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and singer as well as the author of twenty-four books. He and his children live in Middletown, OH (USA).

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