In Leningrad city at the Five Corners Face was beaten of Sanya Sokolov: He was singing not musically, He behaved scandalously, - Well, that means itís well done That they have beaten him. In Leningrad city Peace and grace around! Whereíre the hooligans and thieves? One canít see them! Itís not comparable with Athens - too cold, True, there are Sweds and Finns here, - Well, okay! In Leningrad city - thereís a taxi, like everywhere, - But one canít stop it - donít even try! If you drink vodka a lot being drunk - Youíll get (whether you want it or not) to the taxi station!
© Alexander Laskavtsev. Translation, 2017