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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.

Russian Nationalism

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Marlene Laruelle is the Associate Director and Research Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), in the Elliott School of International Affairs, at George Washington University and co-director of PONARS (Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia). She is the author of several books in English, French and Russian. Her most recent books are Russian Nationalism: Imaginaries, Doctrines, and Political Battlefields, published by Routledge, an edited collection Entangled Far Rights: A Russian-European Intellectual Romance in the 20th Century, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press, and co-authored with Jean Radvanyi, Understanding Russia: The Challenges of Transformation published by Rowman & Littlefield.

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Marvin Gaye, “A Funky Space Reincarnation,” The Master 1961-1984, 1995.