Guest: Anna Krakus on the stories Polish police files tell us.
Guest: Leah Goldman on censorship and collaboration in the production of Late Stalinist classical music.
Guest: Elissa Bemporad on Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Eliot Borenstein on Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy after Socialism published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Aliide Naylor on The Shadow in the East: Vladimir Putin and the New Baltic Front published by Bloomsbury.
Partial transcript of my interview with Tony Wood about his excellent new book, Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War published by Verso.
Partial transcript of the event “Shaping National Memory: Ukrainian Secret Police Archives and WWII” at the University of Pittsburgh featuring Jared McBride.
Partial transcript of the event “Peering Under the Rug: Sources of Information about Russia” at the University of Pittsburgh featuring Mark Galeotti, Kevin Rothrock, and Maxim Trudolyubov.
Partial transcript of an interview with Natalia Telepneva on Soviet and Czechoslovak intelligence in African national liberation movements.