Hearing Communism: Part Two

Part two of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

Hearing Communism: Part One


Part one of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

Culture

Porno Billboard Bandit Busted

It just goes to show that the sleuths in Russia can work fast when the want to. Witness how it took them a mere month to catch the internationally infamous hacker who placed porno on a Moscow billboard. And get this, they caught him not in Moscow, but some 760 miles away in the southern city of Novorossiisk. If only they moved so ardently when a journalist is murdered . . .

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Billboard Entertains Moscow Motorists with Porno

Hackers gave motorists quite a show when they splashed a two minute porno clip on a billboard along one of Moscow’s busiest streets on Thursday. Media experts are wondering whether it was a provocation, prank, or media virus. The authorities vow the find the culprit.

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Enter the Mulletnik

I’ve read a lot of horrific stories about Russia over the years. Tales about hazing in the military, torture, assassinations, wanton thievery, corruption, not to

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