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Biculturalism and the Apollo-Soyuz Mission


The final two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “A Brief Conversation on Biculturalism” by Alexandra Diouk and “Remembering the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Mission: 45 years of US-Russian Space Cooperation” by Lisa Becker.

Trash Protests and Leninopad


Two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “The Great Russian Trash Crisis” by Seth Farkas and  “An Empty Pedestal: Ukraine after Leninopad” by Sabrina Beaver.

Stiff Measures

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I found this delightful picture at Krill Pankratov’s NezNotes, who found it via Mad Max’s Journal. For non-Russian speakers, the sign reads: “Dear owners of local gardens: Those who throw trash will be fucked in the ass. The Brigade of Forest Homosexuals.”