In our last ep Evgenia and I talked about a recent stream of articles that try to problematize previously celebrated Russian and Soviet authors and poets for their Russian imperialism and chauvinistic views on Ukraine. In pretty much every instance Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has been…
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Michael’s comment about the shifting self-identities of Ukrainian immigrants in North America is perfect example of how fractured and regional and…
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One more thing about the last ep we recorded — the part where we talk about Fort Ross. What I find interesting about that place, aside from dumb…
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Problematic Russians (preview)Listen now (15 min) | In this ep Evgenia and I talk about our trip to Fort Ross — Russia’s old colonial outpost just north of San Francisco — and the…
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Problematic RussiansListen now (78 min) | In this ep Evgenia and I talk about our trip to Fort Ross — Russia’s old colonial outpost just north of San Francisco — and the…
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These notes span the time from when my grandfather was born in 1909 in a village near Tambov to when he died as a result of a botched hernia operation…
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When corrupt American institutions are pushing an anti-oligarch/anti-corruption campaign, run for this hills.
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"More of the same, except worse."Listen now (93 min) | In this ep of The Russians, Evgenia and I talk to anthropologist Jeremy Morris about the internal Russian reaction to the war and…
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Yasha Levine