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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.

Domestic Service in the USSR

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Guest:

Alissa Klots is an Assistant Professor of Russian History at the University of Pittsburgh specializing in social history, gender, and everyday life under Soviet socialism. She writing a book tentatively titled The Kitchen Maid That Will Rule the State: Domestic Service in the Soviet Union.

Music:

Terin Ector, “What We Got.”