#GodBlessAmerica sung by the Alexandrov Chorus, FIMMQ 2011.— Russia in USA 🇷🇺 (@RusEmbUSA) December 25, 2016
Soloist Grigory Osipov was among other artist on board of the #RA85572 #RIP pic.twitter.com/cSsSqECDQg
The Russian jet that crashed on Christmas included 64 members of the renowned Alexandrov Ensemble among its 92 passengers and crew. None survived.
"God Bless America" was written by Irving Berlin, a native of Russia, whose family escaped the pogroms. Here is his rendition in 1968.