Originally Posted by hamst3rf1sh
Yeah it's the Russian folk instrument. It's generally used as a drone instrument to my understanding. It only has three strings, two of which are tuned to the same note meaning it takes a little getting used to. They're really good fun to noodle around on though.
I'd say more than drones, coz I've heard people playing a lot of cool & famous melodies on those 3 strings!
But they're virtuosos!