Guest: Alexey Golubev on The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia published by Cornell University Press.
Juliane Furst on Flowers through Concrete: Explorations in the Soviet Hippieland and Beyond published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: The Americans creator Joe Weisberg on Russia Upside Down: An Exit Strategy from the Second Cold War published by Public Affairs.
Guest: Russell Martin on the recent wedding of George Romanov and Victoria Romanovna Bettarini.
Guest: Theodora Dragostinova on The Cold War from the Margins: A Small Socialist State on the Global Cultural Scene, was published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Irina Erman on her article “Nation and Vampiric Narration in Aleksey Tolstoy’s “The Family of the Vourdalak” published in the January 2020 issue of The Russian Review.
Guest: Constantin Katsakioris on the experience of African students in the USSR during the Cold War.
Guests: Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg give an update on the Russian military.