Tagged: russia

OlafK

ctrp431 Walking the Tight Rope of the Caucasus

MP3 Audio [22 MB]DownloadShow URL If you search for adventures in the Caucasus, it is his picture that should pop up first. From the loud taverns of Tblisi, to the shiny new streets of Gonzy and eventually to the  future...
 

Tblisi Streets

ctrp381 Language and War in Georgia

MP3 Audio [23 MB]DownloadShow URL Driving outside of Tbilisi on the way to the ancient city Mtskheta, my hosts and I talk about Georgian language and how it has been effected by decades of Soviet Occupation and migration patterns. We...
 

Fresh Wounds

Fresh Wounds

“It is hard to speak without any emotion about a conflict when you live it,” a great new friend and journalist explains to me as we drive across busy Tbilisi on a Friday night.  ”I can talk about Kosovo, Iraq,...

Border

ctrp335 At the Russia-Mongolia Border

MP3 Audio [9 MB]DownloadShow URL A short podcast from the Russia-Mongolia border. As it takes about 3 hours to clear Russian customs, and more than 1 hour to clear Mongolian customs, I decided to get out and record some observations...
 

underground

ctrp334 New Media in Tomsk

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL When you wander around the streets of Tomsk in Siberia, you may think the place looks a little behind the times. But beneath the surface there are in fact new and creative ideas in the...
 

Seversk

ctrp333 Walking into Seversk

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL My good friend Ilya calls it “A piece of the Soviet Union on the territory of Modern Russia”: its what people say about the town of Seversk, Russia.  Once home to 3 nuclear reactors and...