This podcast is about the history and life in the Soviet Union, and we will discuss some important current events when they arise. You’ll find shows on the Russia’s war in Afghanistan, what it was like to be in the Soviet army, the horrors of the Gulags and much more. So, sit down and enjoy – we have beer, pelmenyi, and the best midsummer festivities ever!
Great podcast! I enjoy it a lot. I am fascinated with Soviet life. I am 65 years old, and I lived thru a large part of the Cold War.Marcos ArroyosListener
Hahahahaha I had zero idea about The Soviet Union until I listened to this podcast. Your accent is wicked cool breh, anyways love listening I’ll subscribe it’s pretty chill.AlexListener
Me and my friends are eagerly awaiting next installment!Audun ForgardListener
Great work!. Hearing first hand account (even if second hand) is so important.DaveListener
Kristaps Andrejsons lives in Riga, Latvia. He has a master’s degree in western philosophy from the University of Latvia, faculty of History and Philosophy, and is working on his PhD. His day job is being a journalist for a regional Latvian newspaper “Ludzas Zeme” where he writes a weekly column on political events.
He is also a board member of the Latvian Society of Fantasy and Science Fiction and a huge fan of wargaming and grand strategy games. Personally, he considers being born in the USSR his best quality. Kristaps considers himself a follower of the Stoic school of philosophy, and is ready to talk about the writings of Marcus Aurelius for hours.