My interview with Chris Ward about his book Brezhnev’s Folly: The Building of BAM and Late Soviet Socialism is now online.
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Guests: Amanda Brickell Bellows and Alessandro Stanziani on Russian serfdom and American slavery.
Elena Gapova on the protests in Belarus.
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.
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.