111 episodes

A podcast where two best friends — one in St. Petersburg and the other in Brooklyn — call each other and talk about Russia.

She's In Russia Olivia Capozzalo and Smith Freeman

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 62 Ratings

A podcast where two best friends — one in St. Petersburg and the other in Brooklyn — call each other and talk about Russia.

    108: "Pogrom"

    108: "Pogrom"

    Are riots good? Are protests good? Plus Lily gives the etymology of the word pogrom.

    • 49 min
    107: Ukrainian War Prop

    107: Ukrainian War Prop

    Family history and Ukraine's war-time propaganda machine in Lugansk.

    • 54 min
    106: Telegram Saga

    106: Telegram Saga

    Lily gets updates on coronavirus in Russia from America and tells the story of Telegram's failed blockchain platform.

    • 53 min
    105: Potato Healing

    105: Potato Healing

    Petersburg doesn’t care about corona, Russian medicine, Soviet nostalgia and Ivan Chai.

    • 1 hr
    104: Krestos Voskres

    104: Krestos Voskres

    Russian Orthodox Easter greetings and cake, Lily registers her new car.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    103: My Brilliant Friend

    103: My Brilliant Friend

    Lily's finally reading Ferrante. Also a small COVID-19 in Russia update. And a tour of an abandoned experimental soviet neighborhood built in the late 1920s (Кондратьевский Жилмассив//Kondratyevsky Residential Area?)

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

Luckaofficial ,

Could it be?!

I can’t believe you guys are back!!! I can’t wait to listen to the new episode!!

listening listener ,

We will miss you

Thank you, thank you.

WritersKitchen ,

Creative Director, Content

This is a great podcast that lets people hear fresh perspectives on Russian culture and politics. I love the Brighton Beach episode--please do another longer episode soon!

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Listeners Also Subscribed To