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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.

Lukoil, Power, and Culture in Perm

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Guest:

Doug Rogers is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Yale University where he specializes in sociocultural anthropology of socialist societies and their postsocialist trajectories. He’s the author of The Depths of Russia: Oil, Power, and Culture After Socialism.

Music:

Newtown Neurotics, “When the Oil Runs Out,” 1980.