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Tatar-born pop star Alsou, who's the national singer of Tatarstan and the daughter of a Russian oligarch, has released a new album called "Mother Tongue."

Alsou mostly sings in Russian, has recorded songs in English, but this is her first album in Tatar. Apparently Tatars are very proud.

-- Luke Allnutt

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