Boris Midney is undoubtedly the main russian in international disco. He was born in Moscow, studied at the Moscow Conservatory, moved in New York and…
I would not regard him as a euro-disco creator, I guess his originality is in his gift of being a music visionary. Boris Midney used the disco and pop languages, but music he created was not a pure pop. His best music moments are close to experiments of Walter Gibbons and Arthur Russell.
Here is last half of Caress’s “Catch The Rhythm” (1979):
Caress – Catch The Rhythm
Danny Krivit (who made one of his best edit using this part of song) recalls that Larry Levan loved that piece and spun it on 2 desks.
And here’s late Midney’s project Double Discovery with “D-D-D-Dance” (1982)
Double Discovery – D-D-D-Dance