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Russian Nationalism

Guest: Marlene Laruelle on Russian Nationalism: Imaginaries, Doctrines, and Political Battlefields, published by Routledge, and her edited collection Entangled Far Rights: A Russian-European Intellectual Romance in the 20th Century, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

Russia’s Long Hangover

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Shaun Walker is the former Moscow correspondent for the Independent and most recently for the Guardian. Educated at Oxford University in Russian and Soviet History, he’s since lived and worked as a journalist in Russia for over a decade. His new book is The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past published by Oxford University Press.


Rufus Thomas, “Itch and Scratch (Part 1),” Funkiest Man Alive: The Stax Funk Sessions 1967-1975, 2002.