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Eurasianet on Eurasia

Guests: Eurasianet‘s Peter Leonard and Josh Kucera on Central Asia and the South Caucausus

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Red Children’s Republics

Guest: Diana Georgescu on “Red Children’s Republics: Socialist Internationalism and Transnational Youth Exchanges During the Late Cold War.”

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Smoking Under the Tsars

Guest: Tricia Starks on Smoking under the Tsars: A History of Tobacco in Imperial Russia published by Cornell University Press.

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Soviet and American Children in the Cold War

Guest: Margaret Peacock on Soviet and American Children in the Cold War.

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Communist Neverland at the Russian International Children’s Home

Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on “Communist Neverland: New Research on a Russian International Children’s Home, 1933-1991.”

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Communism, Youth and Generation

Guest: Matthias Neumann on communism, youth, and generation.

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Rich Russians

Guest: Elisabeth Schimpfossl on Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie published by Oxford University Press.

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Kazakh Nomads Under Lenin and Stalin

Guest: Alun Thomas on Nomads and Soviet Rule: Central Asia from Lenin to Stalin published by I.B. Tauris.

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The Russian Monarchy’s Scenarios of Power

Guest: Richard Wortman on the Russian monarchy, symbolism, and ritual.

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Social-Economic Life in the Donbas

Guest: Brian Milakovsky on the social and economic situation in the Donbas.

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