Saturday 24 August Sunday 25 August Monday 26 August Tuesday 27 August Wednesday 28 August Thursday 29 August Friday 30 August Saturday 31 August Sunday 1 September Monday 2 September Tuesday 3 September Wednesday 4 September Thursday 5 September Friday 6 September Saturday 7 September Sunday 8 September Monday 9 September Tuesday 10 September Wednesday 11 September Thursday 12 September Friday 13 September Saturday 14 September Sunday 15 September Monday 16 September Tuesday 17 September Wednesday 18 September Thursday 19 September Friday 20 September Saturday 21 September Sunday 22 September Monday 23 September Tuesday 24 September Wednesday 25 September Thursday 26 September Friday 27 September Saturday 28 September Sunday 29 September Monday 30 September Tuesday 1 October Wednesday 2 October Thursday 3 October Friday 4 October Saturday 5 October Sunday 6 October Monday 7 October Tuesday 8 October Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October Friday 11 October Saturday 12 October Sunday 13 October Monday 14 October Tuesday 15 October Wednesday 16 October Thursday 17 October Friday 18 October Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October Everything In Time (London) - No Doubt - Boom Box (Box Set) Monday 21 October Tuesday 22 October Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Friday 25 October Saturday 26 October Sunday 27 October Monday 28 October Tuesday 29 October Wednesday 30 October Thursday 31 October Friday 1 November Saturday 2 November Sunday 3 November Monday 4 November Tuesday 5 November The following week it climbed to its peak of number seven.
It remained in the top ten for three consecutive weeks and 12 weeks on the chart in total. Elsewhere in Europe, the song managed to top the charts in Norway,  Slovakia, and Switzerland,  and attained top five positions in Austria,  Belgium,   Finland,  France,  Germany,  Hungary,  Ireland,  Scotland  and Sweden.
Mandler spoke to MTV News, stating "I think that with this song and the meaning of this song and how loaded it all is, no pun intended, how much imagery and perhaps symbolism that Восстание - ППК* - Magic Fly loaded in this song, the only way to do it was to do something that was visually challenging".
The music video opens with shots of Rihanna hooded, lying on the floor of a gas chamber. Three men, dressed in black uniforms and wearing dark round glasses circulate the singer, attempting to extort information from her.
The scene then moves to a Anything We Want - Christophe Goze - Secret Garden lit room in which Rihanna sits at a table with her love interest played by American actor Jesse Williams opposite.
On the Russian Roulette (Album Version) - Rihanna - Russian Roulette between them lies a silver revolver in which, throughout the video, they take it turns holding to their heads. Other scenes include Rihanna in woodland at night standing in the middle of a highway before a car speeds towards her, quickly cutting to another scene, giving the impression she is run over. Elements of blood and tears and vehicular Lucky Number - Various - New Wave Greats 1976-1983 dominate the video.
The video ends with her lover committing suicide with the revolver placed between them. The reception of the music video was mixed, with many critics noting its dark theme. James Montgomery of MTV reviewed the video stating:,"There's seemingly no bottom to the inky depths Rihanna plumbs in her brand-new Russian Roulette (Album Version) - Rihanna - Russian Roulette Roulette' video, a dark, claustrophobic descent that's creepier than anything she's ever done before including the 'Disturbia' video ".
Online commented that the video "portrays "some seemingly real emotion with her bouncing back-and-forth between writhing around a padded cell. Her first single from Rated R is a song about violence". Rihanna performed the song as part of a setlist, which included "Wait Your Turn" and " Hard ", the latter of which Rihanna was joined on stage by Young Jeezyto perform the song together.
She sang "Russian Roulette" while sitting on a throne chair. A reviewer from MTV UK stated that "The Barbadian beauty then sat seductively on stage in a throne that even the Beckhams would be proud of to belt out the ballad". After the release of the album in the United States, she embarked on some promotional performances. The performance was similar to the one from the Nokia promotional concert and featured Rihanna sitting on a throne chair. She performed the song on a movable platform while wearing a floor-length gown covered with red LED lights.
Neil McCormick of The Telegraphin a review of one of the tour's concerts, România - Plus 2 - La mamaia "She kicked off with the homicidal pop-rock ballad Russian Roulette to screen imagery of burning naked mannequins and had shed most of her clothes by her second song From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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