We Can See Russia from Our House!

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Kurt Andersen explores the cultural life of former Soviet and communist states, from Georgia's past as the hotbed of Soviet filmmaking, to a klezmer festival that is trying to revive Jewish culture in Poland.  Russian-American author Irina Reyn tells Kurt about her new novel, What Happened to Anna K., a modern update of Anna Karenina.

Banner image: In his monologue, Nikolai Khazelin Theatre describes his 1998 arrest and political incarceration, and explains how in Belarus, jeans have become a symbol of freedom. Photo: Belarus Free Theatre