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July 15, Rachel Sims (with Melanie Carter camera, Callaway Sprinkle sound) interviews Maria Mikhnovets of the Dostoevsky Museum

What a great interview! Thank you Maria! Thank you our producer Anna!  

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July 14, Caroline Boras and Catalina Layton interviewing at the Museum of Religious Studies

Interview with Rafael Dayanov (Catalina Layton)

The project Caroline and I are working on looks at the role of the Kazan Cathedral throughout the Soviet period (as an atheist museum) and the post-soviet period (as a cathedral). We are interested in the transformation of the cathedral as a historical site but also its role in the center of the city as […]

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July 13, Interviewing Rafael Dayanov about his new project Nikolskie Markeplace in Colomna neighborhood of Petersburg

Hard hats are required at a construction site.

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July 13. Kary Stevick’s Project ab. Jazz in St. Petersburg. Interview with David Goloshchekin.

      Many thanks to our producer Igor Shevnin!

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July 13, Шляпа Jazz Club, interviewing Billy Novick of Billy’s Band

Many thanks to our field producer Dasha Belokopytova!  

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July 12, Interviewing Tatyana Pozniak at St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Sarah Salem interviews historian Tatyana Pozniak at St. Isaac’s Cathedral.  Camera: Josh Greenfield, field producers Ekaterina Kirsanova and Alexandra Soboleva.    

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Hannah Hampton and Daniel Sheaffer interview City Guide and St. Petersburg Historian Maria Shevliagina

  Many thanks to our Russian producer Alexandra Soboleva.

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Jazz Interview with Геннадий Львович

Way back on June 21st I conducted the first interview for my research project on Russian jazz. I was able to interview , the conductor for the jazz group St Petersburg’s Saxophones. As a first year Russian student constantly worrying about mispronouncing something, I was terrified. Add to that the fact that I was interviewing […]

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Callaway Sprinkle (camera Rachel Sims) interviews Professor Letyagin about Russian naval history (July 6)