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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.

Rich Russians

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Guest:

Elisabeth Schimpfossl is a Lecturer in Sociology and Policy as Aston University where specializes in the sociology of elites, power and social inequality and comparative media and journalism in post-communist Europe. She’s the author of Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie published by Oxford University Press.

Music:

Betty Wright & The Roots, “Hollywould,” Betty Wright: The Movie, 2011.