Mikhail Iossel

Concordia University

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Professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal.

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The 1980s daytime soap opera “Santa Barbara” ran for nine years on NBC to little fanfare. But in post-Soviet Russia, it was must-see TV for tens of millions of people.

'Santa Barbara' soap opera explains how Russians see the U.S.

The 1980s daytime soap opera “Santa Barbara” ran for nine years on NBC to little fanfare. But in post-Soviet Russia, it was must-see TV for tens of millions of people.

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