DDT (or ДДТ in Cyrillic) is a popular Russian rock band founded by its lead singer and the only remaining original member, Yuri Shevchuk (Юрий Шевчук), in Ufa (Bashkir ASSR, RSFSR) in 1980. Named after the pesticide DDT, they are one of the better known and most prolific Russian bands of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
December 1992 and January 1993, DDT and Alexander presented its first program, Chyorny Pyos Peterburg (Black Mongrel Petersburg), and toured widely in CIS countries. On May 27, 1993, on the anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg, DDT performed a free concert in Dvortsovaya Square. 120,000 people attended.
Alexander collaborated with DDT between 1987 and 1993.