Guest: Douglas Smith on The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Guests: Daniel Immerwahr and Willard Sunderland on American and Russian Empire.
Guest: Niko Vorobyov on the adventures in dopeworld.
Guests: Amanda Brickell Bellows and Alessandro Stanziani on Russian serfdom and American slavery.
Elena Gapova on the protests in Belarus.
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.
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.
Guest: Erica Fraser on Military Masculinity and Postwar Recovery in the Soviet Union published by the University of Toronto Press.
Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s Olga Klimova.
Faculty Spotlight on the University of Pittsburgh’s Katie Manukyan.