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The Economist
Next Year in Moscow
When the shelling of Ukraine began a year ago, free-thinking Russians faced a fateful choice: lie low, resist or flee. Hundreds of thousands decided to leave. Because for them the war meant Russia itself had lost its meaning and its future.  Now they have to rebuild their lives and their hopes for Russia from exile.  Can they get their country back? In this eight-part series, The Economist’s Arkady Ostrovsky travels across Europe and the Middle East to find out. The answer may hold the key to ending the war.New episodes will be released...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 426 ratings
Far from impartial
The host of this podcast is far from impartial and his goal is clearly to solicit pity for the Russians. Sure, there are some dissidents in Russia but just like in the Soviet times there are few and far between. He says Russia is a country that moved from communism to democracy to imperialism....Read full review »
nplgo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/22/23
As a few comments mentioned, this new series has a very similar tone as Prince, Drum Tower the two series that focused on China. I really appreciate the perspectives which are largely missed in most of the news coverage in English news especially here in the US. The greatest value of these...Read full review »
啊赞 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/20/23
A must!!
Incredibly well written and narrated.
Mkrueck via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 03/20/23
Recent Episodes
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Published 03/18/23
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Published 03/11/23
Published 03/11/23
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