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Film Review: Ангелы Революции, reviewed by Callaway Sprinkle

The film “Ангелы Революции”, or “Angels of (the) Revolution”, by Alexey Fedorchenko, chronicles an attempt by the Soviet government to reach out to and modernise Siberian peoples through art. Though based on historical events (the Kazym Rebellion), the film is decidedly a dramatisation of the period and is remarkable as much for the cinematography as the […]

Стадион Санкт-Петербург, the World Cup, and the image of Petersburg in Russia (Sprinkle-Маркович)

On the 22 of June, we were lucky enough to have the opportunity to see a game of the 2017 Confederations Cup, hosted in Russia as a trial run of sorts for the World Cup next summer. Held in the Стадион Санкт-Петербург, one of twelve constructed all over (European) Russia for the event, it made a statement […]

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Callaway Sprinkle

What I study here | Что я занимаюсь I’m a second-year student and an International Relations and Russian & Post-Soviet Studies double-major, with a particular interest in linguistics, history, and the Soviet Union. Я учусь на втором курсе на факультете международных отнешений и на факультете русского страноведения. Меня интересуют лингвистика, история, и СССР как социальный […]