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Undefined Hiatus

6/12/2019
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Undefined Hiatus by Olivia Capozzalo and Smith Freeman

Duration:00:14:08

101: An Evening with Norstein

5/29/2019
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Lily went to see an artistic evening with animator Yuri Norstein, best known for his movies Hedgehog in the Fog and Tale of Tales.

Duration:00:47:47

100: Eurotrash Rennovation

5/23/2019
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Lily returns to St. Petersburg. We talk about Soviet interior design, the Mongol Yoke and ordering Kosher on Aeroflot.

Duration:00:45:27

99: Taking a Shvitz

5/15/2019
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We tell the tale of the legendary 10th St. baths in New York. Also known as The Shvitz or the Russian and Turkish Baths or simply The Baths, the place has been co-owned by two Soviet immigrants since 1995, bringing its own particular breed of bath-spa culture to its devoted clientele.

Duration:00:41:26

98: Tragic Gorbo

5/8/2019
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We watched Werner Herzog's latest documentary, Meeting Gorbachev. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev wast the last general secretary and only president of the Soviet Union. He's known for supporting nuclear disarmament, causing mass chaos and having a birthmark on his balding head.

Duration:00:59:15

97: Severe Russophobia

4/30/2019
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FALSE CLAIM: SIR is run by Putin trolls FACT: SIR is run by two brilliant lady humans who are here to dispel myths about Russia Russian Embassy's report The Russiagate Hysteria: a Case of Severe Russophobia: https://washington.mid.ru/en/press-centre/news/russian_embassy_special_report/

Duration:00:43:45

96: Pink Beets ft. Olia Hercules

4/25/2019
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We talked to Ukrainian-born, London-based chef and cookbook author Olia Hercules about some of her delicious family recipes, summer kitchens, Georgian food you only get in Georgia and dishes from her childhood in Cyprus. Check out Olia's cookbooks: https://oliahercules.com/books/ Follow Olia: https://www.instagram.com/oliahercules/?hl=en Episode photo from Olia's cookbook Mamushka, taken by Kris Kirkham

Duration:00:57:44

95: Viking Voyage ft. Polya Shubina

4/16/2019
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Special guest and dear friend Polya once sailed across the North Atlantic ocean on a viking-style ship. Now's she's written a book about it based on her notes and drawings from the onboard. We talk about the voyage, how the crew slept, ate, socialized and went to the bathroom on an open wooden ship at sea. Plus a bit about sex ed and drug prevention in Russian schools. *11 days left* to pre-order Polya's book by contributing:...

Duration:01:05:01

94: How Now Maddow

4/9/2019
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Dissecting Rachel Maddow's screen vom and crimes against journalism. Related episodes: Troll Factory indictment https://soundcloud.com/shes-in-russia/37-indict-me Annexation of Crimea https://soundcloud.com/shes-in-russia/episode-11-crimea-it-existed-before-2014 2018 elections https://soundcloud.com/shes-in-russia/39-maybe-putin-wont-be-president-anymore * Support SIR: https://www.patreon.com/shesinrussia Shop for new Russian fashion: https://www.depop.com/fortochka/

Duration:01:03:01

93: Vyborg Express

4/2/2019
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Lily went to the great medieval city of Vyborg and gawked at abandoned buildings and Finnish tourists. * Support SIR: https://www.patreon.com/shesinrussia Shop for new Russian fashion: https://www.depop.com/fortochka/

Duration:00:34:31

92: Elite Terror

3/26/2019
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Why the right loves Solzhenitsyn and his Gulag writings. Anna Akhmatova's everyday life of squalor, drama and paranoia during the Terror. * Support SIR: https://www.patreon.com/shesinrussia Shop for new Russian fashion: https://www.depop.com/fortochka/ Watch ContraPoints: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNvsIonJdJ5E4EXMa65VYpA

Duration:01:15:23

91: Ladies' Decameron

3/19/2019
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Yulia Voznesenskaia was part of the Leningrad dissident women's movement that formed in the 1970s. Later, as an emigre in Germany, she wrote the Women's Decameron — the story of ten women quarantined in a Soviet maternity ward for ten days, telling each other tales. * Support SIR: https://www.patreon.com/shesinrussia Shop new Russian fashion: https://www.depop.com/fortochka/

Duration:00:48:56

90: Death Bliny

3/12/2019
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What happened to all the death-commemorating and erotic traditions of everyone's favorite bliny-consuming, effigy-burning holiday, Maslenitsa? Here's the history of the week-long, slavic-pagan-christian, pre-Lenten celebration, plus several bliny recipes from a real Russian.

Duration:00:56:39

89: Surkov Circus

3/5/2019
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Popularly referred to as the puppet master and the shadowy man, Vladislav Surkov is back on the public stage with a manifesto on what he happily refers to as Putin's Russia. We break down the ideas he introduces in his latest article and trace how the man himself, specifically in the West, came to be known as the mastermind behind modern Russian politics.

Duration:01:02:52

88: Sidewalk Talk

2/26/2019
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Icicles falling from buildings kill people in Russia every year, but this winter, walking outside in St. Petersburg is even scarier than usual. buy russian fashion: https://www.depop.com/fortochka/

Duration:00:30:22

87: Soviet Multiki

2/19/2019
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SIR is joined by Crocodile Gena, Cheburashka, Vinni Pukh and Hedgehog in the Fog to discuss myths, techniques, legendary figures and beloved classics of Soviet animation. Watch all the cartoons we reference (plus ones we don't reference): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLFDtUKjvwX2P50tlMeyrtyx7KHPevbFW

Duration:01:05:14

86: Borsch Phantom ft. Alissa Timoshkina

2/12/2019
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Founder of London supper club KinoVino Alissa Timoshkina talks about why Russian-Soviet cuisine is so hard to define, plus shares memories of her childhood kitchen in Siberia and beautiful, mouth-watering descriptions of some favorite foods. Pre-order Alissa's cookbook Salt and Time — Recipes from a Russian kitchen: https://amzn.to/2DBnR34 Alissa is on Instagram @borsch_and_no_tears

Duration:00:46:23

85: Domestic Violence ft. Yulia Gorbunova

2/5/2019
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We talk with Yulia Gorbunova, a researcher in the Europe and Central Asia division of Human Rights Watch, and author of a recently published report on domestic violence in Russia and the state's response to it. report in english: https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/russia1018_web3.pdf report in russian: https://www.hrw.org/ru/report/2018/10/25/323648 resources for survivors of domestic violence in Russia: http://anna-center.ru/index.php/ru/ https://nasiliu.net/...

Duration:00:54:38

84: Stolovaya

1/29/2019
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The history of collective dining and the soviet cafeteria — utopias of factory kitchens and kitchen-less apartments, the science of soviet food consumption and where the design of the stolovaya as we know it actually came from. If you missed Fortochka, our Russian fashion pop-up at the beginning of December, you are in luck. We are selling off the remaining inventory, follow our ig: https://www.instagram.com/fortochka_/.

Duration:00:50:27

83: Quality Russians

1/22/2019
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Why BuzzFeed news and Rachel Maddow suck and a little update on Russian president Putin and Belarusian president Lukashenko's holiday meetups.

Duration:00:35:57