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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.

The Russian Propaganda Machine

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Guest:

Alexey Kovalev is a journalist living and working in Russia. He was a senior editor at RIA Novosti, Russia’s largest state news agency, and edited inosmi.ru, a website that translates news articles from foreign publications into Russian. He is the founder and editor of noodleremover.news, a Russian-language fact-checking and anti-propaganda website. He writes a bimonthly column for the Moscow Times on the maneuverings of the Russian media.

Music:

Carson Robinson, “I’m No Communist,” 1952.