" Andrei Gorbatov (aka "Gorbachev") is the only country music journalist and promoter in Russia and the former Soviet Union. For many years lie has written and broadcast information about country and bluegrass music in Russia and abroad. Andrei was born in the capital of the Urals region, Sverdlovsk — known before the Soviet renaming of cities, towns, parks and even streets; and now again since the collapse of the Soviet Union, as Yekaterinburg. The city where Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar, and his family were murdered by Lenin's order. And Boris Yeltin's home town.