Ruki Vverh! (Russian: Руки Вверх, meaning "Hands Up!") is a Russian pop and techno band. The band member is Sergey Zhukov. They came to prominence in the 1990s.
Covers of Ruki Vverh songs
Their 2003 hit Mne S Toboy Horosho was covered by Haiducii and in 2004 became a big hit for her in Italy reaching the top 5 and in Austria.
Their hit Pesenka was heavily sampled by other acts that went on to have international hits with them, including ATC (A Touch of Class) in "Around the World (La La La La La)" in 2000, beFour in "Magic Melody" in 2007, Beat Ink in "Around the World" in 2008 and Chris Webby in "La La La" in 2009.
An Estonian pop group "Hellad Velled" made hit a cover version "18" of the song "18 mne uzhe".
A Russian pop group "Reflex" made hit another cover version of the song "18 mne uzhe".
A Russian comedy group made a German language parody "Meine kleine" of "Kroshka moya" under the fake name "Hände hoch" (Хенде Хох), meaning "Hands Up" in German.
A Russian comedy/parody YouTube group Ebanko made another cover versions of the songs "18 mne uzhe" and "Ay-yay-yay".