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Reconsidering Russia Podcast #13: Zhores Medvedev

Reconsidering Russia Podcast #13: Zhores Medvedev

Guest: Dr. Zhores Medvedev discusses his life and career. This exhaustive interview includes discussions of Dr. Medvedev's scientific research, his youth in 1920s-1930s Leningrad, his father’s arrest during Stalin’s Terror in the 1930s, his military service in the Red Army during World War II, his dissent, and the dissent of his twin brother Roy Medvedev. He also recounts how he met his wife, Margarita, to whom he has been married for 66 years. In addition, this interview includes lengthy discussions of Dr. Medvedev's relationship with his birthplace Georgia, his experience of Khrushchev's Secret Speech, the Gorbachev years, contemporary Russia, and US-Russian relations today.



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