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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.

Collectivization and Stalinist Perpetrators

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Lynne Viola is a Professor of History at the University of Toronto specializing in the political and social history of 20th century Russia. Her books include The Best Sons of the Fatherland: Workers in the Vanguard of Soviet Collectivization; Peasant Rebels Under Stalin: Collectivization and the Culture of Peasant Resistance; The War Against the Peasantry, 1927-1930; and The Unknown Gulag: The Lost World of Stalin’s Special Settlements among other edited volumes, document collections, and articles. Her most recent book is Stalinist Perpetrators on Trial published by Oxford University Press.


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