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Investigating Hitler’s Remains

9/16/2019
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Guest: Lana Parshina on The Death of Hitler: The Final Word published by Da Capo Press. The post Investigating Hitler’s Remains appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:54:33

The Politics of Immigration in Russia

9/7/2019
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Guest: Caress Schenk on Why Control Immigration? Strategic Uses of Migration Management in Russia published by University of Toronto Press. The post The Politics of Immigration in Russia appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:52:17

Central Asian Migrants in the USSR

9/2/2019
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Guest: Jeff Sahadeo on Voices from the Soviet Edge: Southern Migrants in Leningrad and Moscow published by Cornell University Press. The post Central Asian Migrants in the USSR appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:51:49

Domestic Service in the USSR

8/24/2019
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Alissa Klots on domestic service and aging in the USSR. The post Domestic Service in the USSR appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:49:20

A Russian Voyage of Empires

8/17/2019
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Guest: Edyta Bojanowska on A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada published by Harvard University Press. The post A Russian Voyage of Empires appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:53:27

Russian Socialists in the Struggle for Democracy

8/10/2019
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For the past few weeks, protests for fair elections in upcoming municipal polls have become weekly in Moscow and St. Petersburg as thousands have defied authorities to attend unsanctioned rallies. The police crackdown has been particularly harsh in Moscow. Protests on July 27 and August 3 resulted in over 2000 detentions. Images of police in riot gear wrestling citizens to the ground and beating peaceful protesters were reminiscent of the mass protests against election fraud in...

Duration:00:22:19

Witnessing the Collapse of Communism

8/2/2019
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Roundtable discussion marking the 30th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. Participants include Timothy Garton Ash, Bridget Kendall, and Jens Reich. The post Witnessing the Collapse of Communism appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:01:33:37

Rasputin, the Man and the Myth (Rebroadcast)

7/27/2019
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 Guest: Doug Smith on Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs. The post Rasputin, the Man and the Myth (Rebroadcast) appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:01:42:44

The Evictors

7/19/2019
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Around Moscow, there’s a whole industry of so-called “black creditors” — microfinance institutions (or MFOs) that swindle and seize debtors’ homes. Ivan Golunov’s investigation for Meduza has discovered that almost 500 apartments have been seized from their owners over the past five years without so much as a court order. In fact, this scheme involves more than simply “squeezing” people from their homes. It is possibly part of a wider, international money-laundering system. Here’s Meduza...

Duration:00:31:48

Russians on Trump (Rebroadcast)

7/13/2019
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Guest: Laurence Bogoslaw on Russians on Trump: Press Coverage and Commentary published by Eastview. The post Russians on Trump (Rebroadcast) appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:43:30

Gender and Electoral Self-Polishing in Mongolia

7/5/2019
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Manduhai Buyandelger’s keynote address “Self-Polishing and Electoral Selves: Elections and the New Economies of Democratization in Postsocialist Mongolia” given at the 2019 Annual Soyuz Symposium. The post Gender and Electoral Self-Polishing in Mongolia appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:53:03

Russian Revolutionary Postcards

6/29/2019
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Guest: Tobie Mathew on Greetings From The Barricades: Revolutionary Postcards in Imperial Russia published by Four Corners Books. The post Russian Revolutionary Postcards appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:50:41

Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible

6/21/2019
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Guest: Joan Neuberger on This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible in Stalin's Russia published by Cornell University Press. The post Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:51:52

Soviet Anti-Americanism

6/14/2019
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Guest: Rósa Magnúsdóttir on Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959 published by Oxford University Press. The post Soviet Anti-Americanism appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:50:54

Stalin’s Short Course

6/7/2019
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Guest: David Brandenberger on Stalin's Master Narrative: A Critical Edition of the History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks), Short Course published by Yale University Press. The post Stalin’s Short Course appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:59:12

The Stories Polish Secret Police Files Tell Us

5/31/2019
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Guest: Anna Krakus on the stories Polish police files tell us. The post The Stories Polish Secret Police Files Tell Us appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:46:59

The Judeo-Bolshevik Myth

5/24/2019
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Guest: Paul Hanebrink on A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism published by Harvard University Press. The post The Judeo-Bolshevik Myth appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:53:33

“The Reddest of the Blacks”

5/21/2019
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For the past several months, I've been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here's a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia. The post “The Reddest of the Blacks” appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:00:12:32

Russia Without Putin

5/17/2019
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Guest: Tony Wood on Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War published by Verso. The post Russia Without Putin appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:01:07:13

Local Perpetrators and the Holocaust in Ukraine

5/8/2019
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Guest: Jared McBride on the Holocaust, Soviet Secret Police Archives and Local Perpetrators in Western Ukraine. The post Local Perpetrators and the Holocaust in Ukraine appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Duration:01:01:24