Alla Borisovna Pugacheva, sometimes Pugachova (Russian: Алла Борисовна Пугачёва, born 15 April 1949), is а Soviet and Russian musical performer. Her career started in 1965 and continues to this day, even though she has retired from performing. For her "clear mezzo-soprano and a full display of sincere emotions", she enjoys an iconic status across the former Soviet Union as the most successful Soviet performer in terms of record sales and popularity.
- Please include me on the list of foreign agents of my dear country, as I agree with my husband, an honest, decent and genuine man, a real patriot of Russia who cannot be bought, who wishes prosperity, peaceful life, freedom of speech to his Homeland and who wants our boys to stop dying for illusory goals that make our country a pariah and that make the lives of our citizens harder.
- Said during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, quoted in "Famous Russian singer Alla Pugacheva asks to include her on ‘foreign agent’ list alongside her husband, TV presenter Maxim Galkin", Novya Gazeta, 18 September 2022