On the section of musical influences it lists Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips. I bought the LP and after a few listens and stop critically comparing it to Time, I started to enjoy it, esp. side 2.
From this topic I learned interesting musicians, in particular, of Ben Folds Five. This band isn't known in Russia at all. Ben Folds it has a good musician, a lot of things taken from the classical period of ELO
Apparently, in the world there are a lot of musicians who use ELO style in the creativity.