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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.

Perestroika and the Chinese Model

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Guest:

Chris Miller is the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University. He has previously served as a lecturer at the New Economic School in Moscow, a visiting researcher and the Carnegie Moscow Center, and a research associate at the Brookings Institution. He’s the author of The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR published by the University of North Carolina Press.

Music:

Talib Kweli, “Fly That Knot Ft. Doom,” DOOM presents Unexpected Guests, 2009.