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A podcast about the politics and the history of the eastern Europe - including, but not limited to the current state of Russia, politics of the EU, history of the USSR and the region in general

A podcast about the politics and the history of the eastern Europe - including, but not limited to the current state of Russia, politics of the EU, history of the USSR and the region in general
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A podcast about the politics and the history of the eastern Europe - including, but not limited to the current state of Russia, politics of the EU, history of the USSR and the region in general

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English


Episodes

Cuba infiltration mission 2

1/19/2019
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Greetings, Comrades! This is the second part of Anete’s experiences in Cuba, this time, with a more political twist. I think you’ll find it highly enjoyable.

Duration:00:46:03

Cuba infiltration mission 1

1/14/2019
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Greetings, Comrades! Today we bring you Anete’s accounts on how it’s like in Cuba. As you heard in the last episode, she was there for about two weeks or so, and recorded two episodes about her experiences. And I hope some nice Soviet nostalgia as well. While I’m packing up and dealing with personal stuff, please enjoy what our talented and glorious soundmaster Anete has to offer. This one’s a bit shorter than usual, but the next one as far as I know is full length again, and then, in the...

Duration:00:23:24

2018 in retrospect. Also, Belarus.

1/7/2019
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Greetings, Comrades! We're back from our vacation. Back with a vengeance, looking back and following up on all the news that happened last year, together with a fresh look on what's about to happen with Belarus. And none of those things are particulary nice. Enjoy! Here's our discord link: https://discord.gg/ZqPdUdg To become our patron go here: https://www.patreon.com/TheEasternBorder Our magnificent editor's Anete Germane's instagram:...

Duration:00:48:54

Christmas special with Chantelle

12/25/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This one’s for a quick Christmas special. Unedited, because I wanted to make sure that you get the real emotions. That, and our editor is in Cuba, relaxing and gathering matherials. You see, I did an episode in November about how it was for me to visit the USA, and now, for Christmas, as this is a time of happiness and cheer and all that other stuff, I snatched my fiancee Chantelle and we sat down and talked about how it’s like to be an American in the Baltics. Hope...

Duration:00:26:46

A. Nevzorov: The art of being a bastard

12/21/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! I wanted to bring you something special this time. Something completely dfferent, but something that will allow you to look into a very special kind of mindset. It’s a motivational speech (of sorts), originally given in Russian, by one of my personal heroes and folks who inspired me to be a journalist, Alexander Nevzorov. See, it’s something that had been sitting on my mind for a long while now, and as everyone currently is all about spreading cheer and optimism and...

Duration:00:24:17

Man of Steel 19 - Socialism in one country

12/12/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This is the episode when millions die. For the first time but not the last one. Also Trotsky leaves the scene here. Have fun.

Duration:00:56:45

Sex in the USSR (18+)

12/2/2018
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Greetings, Comrades. I started this ep as a fun thing, about the weird sex-ed book from the Soviet Union. As it stands now, this episode is raw, brutal, sincere, explicit, ugly, offensive and just the story that needed to be told. Because it ended up being about how the whole regime oppressed people, how they tried to control and “normalize” the most intimate aspects of people’s lives and…how those lives were ruined. Also, this is seriously 18+ – I didn’t sugarcoat anything. I didn’t hide...

Duration:00:37:24

Special Report: The Boats in the Kerch

11/27/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! Once again, insanity happens. So, I bring to you the completely unedited (one take and not my good mic as am not home too) result of working in the middle of the night to inform you about the details of the boat incident in the Kerch strait. This will be followed up, but for now, here’s a gathering of literally everything that there is to know from eastern European media about this whole thing. Enjoy! And if you want to be in the know, join our discord. We talk with...

Duration:00:17:32

All there in the manual: KGB edition.

11/25/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! We got our hands on KGB instructional manuals, about what were their goals, how they were supposed to act and what and why did they do things that they did. But this is not a history episode. Sadly, this is a news episode, Think about it while you listen. And here are all the links that I promise on the show, starting with the awesome Transhumanist folks that we want to support: Paypal of the project: https://www.paypal.me/mindbound Bitcoin of the project:...

Duration:01:12:26

The curious case of Aijo Beness

11/21/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! In this special episode, dedicated to the Latvian 100th anniversary, I’d like to tell you the adventures of the migthy (and utterly insane) Latvian terrorist Aijo Beness. It makes sense at the end. Enjoy!

Duration:00:44:17

This was supposed to be news, but instead it’s the short history of the GRU

11/15/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This was supposed to be a news episode, but instead I somehow did a whole thing about the GRU instead. It just came naturally. Also, I talk really fast in this one as…well, I didn’t originally intend to make a whole ep about this and it’s pretty long already. Enjoy! Oh, and also join our discord group. Here’s the link: https://discord.gg/ZqPdUdg

Duration:01:01:08

So I was in America…also Dan Carlin

11/7/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! So, I shipped out to Boston, and went on and had a speech in Harvard, walked the freedom trail in full and did a lot of fun and interesting things in the USA. Also, had a short spot-on interview with Our Lord and Master, Supreme Podcaster, Saint of All who use the Microphone, Dan Carlin. Which is in the end of the episode. Seriously tho, I really liked eagleland, and ths is my story about the experiences there, with the Dan Carlin interview in the end, which I did...

Duration:00:40:12

Man of Steel 18: Teatime discussions about Uncle Joe

10/29/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This episode is a great discusson with Sebastian Major from https://ourfakehistory.com/ podcast! He’s just done a great three part series on Stalin myths, which you all should go and listen to immediately. We talk about Uncle Joe, about how he’s portrayed, how he’s influenced history and how sometimes, the hardest part is admitting that it’s humans who’re the greatest villain, and not monsters. P.S. If you’re in the area, come to the Sound Education conference in...

Duration:00:53:56

Interesting times, Crimea edition

10/21/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! Sadly, the events that happen in these parts unfold so quickly, that I can’t really keep up with everything that I want to do, which would be more specials and Stalin series – but not like I can skip over the news either. Because from Riga, it looks like the world is about to fall apart. Also, on the good news: we have new podcast art! Coming soon, to our t-shirt store, and there will be prints as well! Signed prints! Enjoy!

Duration:00:33:35

Polar Bear Expedition

10/15/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This episode is about a “small war”, and you’ll get to know exactly what that means. This episode isn’t fun. It’s horror and war from the first person perspective. This was hard for me to make, and I fully excpect it’ll be hard for you to listen. It should be that way.

Duration:01:31:16

Latvian election follow-up and protests in Ingushetia

10/8/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! In this episode, which I just had to make, we look back at what happened to Latvian elections, and also at the utter weirdness of Russian politics lately, including something that might cause some real problems – land trade between Chechnya and Ingushetia. Enjoy!

Duration:00:37:08

PDRP: Latvian Politics 101

9/28/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! Latvian elections are coming- and they’re among (if not the) craziest one’s we’ve ever had. So, when else would be a better time, to finally talk our own politics. For this episode, I interviewed one of the best Latvian journalists, Juris Kaža, and we tried to make some sense out of this whole sad mess. Mess that’s actually surprisingly important for the whole region, in these…quite interesting times. Enjoy!

Duration:01:03:53

Man of Steel 17: Of Cults, Books and Eliminating the Opposition

9/24/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This time, we’re back to our Stalin series, and you get to hear our new editor’s voice too. This episode serves as a wrap-up and a move to a whole new era. Both for the show, and for Stalin – who, at this point, has destroyed the triumvirate, dealt with Trotsky, and…well has ran a massive campaign against illiteracy, which was amazing for him, because you know, when you’ve learned how to read and write using Stalinist propaganda…yeah, what could possibly go wrong there....

Duration:01:02:47

EXTRA: You’ll laugh, of course, but the last election was fake too…

9/18/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This is a super-extra episode. Because I haven’t seen such weird things in ages, and it complements the last, full ep, nicely. For one, in this episode, I root for a genuine Communist. From the Russian Communist Party. Because he deserves that. I know, right? Anyhow, enjoy. Had to make this one, upon my journalistic honor.

Duration:00:15:17

Duelling Tourists

9/17/2018
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Greetings, Comrades! This time, we look at the ridiculous stuff that has happened in Russia lately. Duelling and tourists, visiting Solisbury spire. Which is 123 meters tall. And has the oldest working clock. Yeah, and they’re also totally NOT GRU agents. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:41