The Svetlanas as a band has managed to go against all the odds to be at the helm of what they enjoy doing. Few know about their stories and all the tribulations they had to go through to make it as a band in a foreign country. For sure, they have a fascinating history. Back in the seventies, Svetlanas were well known for their role working for KGB, a secret police unit renown for underground operations in the Soviet Union. Nobody expected this, right? One could not imagine that members of this band could have had an exciting history with undercover police. As much as Svetlanas were involved with KGB, their roles were unique and different from other individuals working for the agency.
The Soviet Union has been known to be a country interested in understanding the manner in which other countries carry out their operations. Particular focus was given to the military since it was the defining power of success.
The Svetlanas were not only informers but also spies. Their roles were ranging from illegally obtaining military secrets of other powerful nations and sending them back to Russia, something that not only seemed to be satisfying but also rewarding in nature. After all, every military enthusiast would want to work as undercover police or a spy. In the year 1977, they started work in the United States, pretending to be a band on an entertainment tour, something they loved doing.
So glued were they to their mission that they did not realize that this would be their final mission. During an electric performance, the group came face to face with death in an incidence that could only be defined as life-changing. A faulty amplifier discharged 3000V that electrocuted four members of the band. This ordeal led to all the four members being hospitalized due to the magnitude of the shock. On the other hand, USSR had different plans. For the secrets of the mission to remain intact, they had to be taken back to Russia. KGB resorted to freezing and stealing their bodies. Cryogenic rooms were used to transport the Svetlanas back to USSR. Interestingly, the ship did not manage to reach its destination. It is reported to have sunk.
Everyone was astonished by their disappearance. Nobody had the slightest idea of what may have happened to members of Svetlanas. For thirty years, Bazuka, Vasilij, Olga and Jurij had been on the lips of many; nobody wants to question the mysterious circumstances in which their ship was alleged to have drowned. Many people were shocked at the real identity of the band. An English tabloid was responsible for their exposure. The disappearance of KGB as well as the fallout of Soviet Union prompted Svetlanas to come up with a new identity. What further influenced their actions was inclined to the fact that they had already fallen in love with what they pretended to have loved doing, music and entertainment.