Sergei Popkov

At a concert in Novosibirsk in the summer, the 1997go Yegor Letov meets Natalia Chumakova (before they met only once at the funeral of the Yankees), which soon became the bass guitarist group, as well as his wife and faithful companion of Yegor to the last days. In the 1998th year in the group there is a new director – Sergei Popkov. Prior to that administered by the former wife of Yegor – Anna Volkova. The previous director Eugene Sins "disappears" after a round of "Russian Breakthrough" with the money. The problem of organizing concerts group whose musicians live in different cities throughout Russia from Siberia to Moscow, was that in addition to the fee, significant expenses are travel expenses. GO Tours in Russia were formed so as to binding performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg, who beat the way from Siberia and other concerts were staged in small towns.

These tours are scheduled every spring and autumn. Even in the absence of new albums, and often normal advertising and concert posters, all the cities, "Civil Defense" steadily gathering halls. The tour group were mainly in order to earn a record album, the device for the home studio, new books and records, which were purchased on their return. In the late 90s the group has matured, "the crisis ended." Wife of Constantine Rowan gets an apartment in St. Petersburg, and in 1997th year he moved there from Omsk. Jeff lives in Moscow. In concert, always GO changing composition, a solo guitarist performs a Kuzma, then Jeff.