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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.

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Russian Serfdom and American Slavery

Guests: Amanda Brickell Bellows and Alessandro Stanziani on Russian serfdom and American slavery.

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SRB Presents: Geopolitics on the Move


Presenting Geopolitics on the Move, a podcast series I recorded this summer with Fyodor Lukyanov, the editor of Russia in Global Affairs.

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Protests in Belarus


Elena Gapova on the protests in Belarus.

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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.

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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.

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Soviet Military Masculinity

Guest: Erica Fraser on Military Masculinity and Postwar Recovery in the Soviet Union published by the University of Toronto Press.

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REEES Faculty Spotlight: Olga Klimova

Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s Olga Klimova.

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REEES Faculty Spotlight: Katie Manukyan

Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s Katie Manukyan.

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Stories Along the Trans-Siberian


Guests: Marina Dmukhovskaya and Georg Wallner about their podcast project Mesto47.

 

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Rebroadcast: Experiencing the Russian Revolution


Guest: Mark Steinberg on the experience of the Russian Revolution.

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Rebroadcast: The Kazakh Famine

Guest: Sarah Cameron on The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan published by Cornell University Press.

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Russia’s Wily Man


Joshua Yaffa on Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia published by Penguin Random House.

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