Grazhdanskaya Oborona (often abbreviated as GrOb or GO) (Russian: Гражданская Оборона «civil defense», ГрОб «coffin», ГО) is one of the earliest and most famous Russian punk bands and now maintains a huge army of fans, admirers, and followers. It inspired hundreds of subsequent Soviet and then Russian bands. The name of the band can be translated from Russian as «Civil Defense». Later from early 90’s, as they evolved, their music began to develop in direction of Psychedelic and Garage rock and lyrics became deeper into the existential and poetic. Grazhdanskaya Oborona is considered one of the most known and significant in Russian rock music scene.