An Interview with my 89-year-old grandfather, Emmit Ackdoe

This interview is with my grandpa, as he recounts his professional studies in Psychiatry, his love for The Little Prince, his travels to Paris and the rest of the world, and how he met my grandmother and raised a family,...

Growing Up in Russia

Nina shares stories of her life in Russia, from childhood memories of trips to Moscow to a summer spent by the Baltic Sea.

My Mother

I interview my mother about her childhood and life in the Soviet Union.

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Sara Chapman and Chelsey Thomas

Sara Chapman (38) has a conversation with her colleague Chelsey Thomas (24) about her work at Media Burn Archive, her experience learning from the community of filmmakers and audiences in Russia, how connectivity with global networks has changed during the...

English Interview

During the interview we talked about what it was like to be at a Russian school. As well as what it was like to be in America for the first time

As Told To ~ Tanya Newman

Tanya talks about the time when she was 16 and had to board a train to leave Odessa and all of her friends.

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Iris Holway-Price and Gary Kendall

Iris Holway-Price (93), matriarch of the family, is interviewed by her nephew, Gary Kendall (83), about their family history for future generations to come.

Vladimir Solomonovich: The Experience

My close family friend tells me about what it's like to move across the globe at the ripe age of 21 and leaving everything he ever knew behind in his small Russian home town.

From U.S.S.R. to The West.

I asked my father questions about his immigration from Ukraine to eventually the West, and general questions about his childhood.

Veronica Fischmann and Yakov Pechersky Reflect on the COVID-19 Pandemic, Among Other Things.

Veronica Fischmann (32) and Yakov Pechersky (28) talk about treasured childhood memories, the ways in which their lives shaped their reactions to the global pandemic (especially Yakov, whose family is from Russia), the ways the pandemic may shape their lives...

Cold War

My dad was in the middle of the Cold War and had some things go wrong. He went to Russia for a school trip and listen to see what happens.

Global Arizona, SGS 101

We talked with Susan about global relations between Russian speaking countries and the rest of the world, as well as Arizona in relation to the rest of the world.

From Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland

My dad’s coming to America was not as easy as I once thought. My dad, his parents, and his grandparents all immigrated from Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland, Ohio in the year 1997 because they were exiled. I’ve never heard this story...

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Gennady Belous and Dave Nash

Gennady Gene Belous (78) talks with his son-in-law Dave Nash (54) about his family's experience in labor camps, how they were granted amnesty to come live in the United States, and why he decided to legally change his middle name...

My teachers time in Russia

Ms.Gardner, my teacher, talks about her experience in Russia and why she was there.

My Mom Remembers Her Parents

In this interview, my mom reflects on her life. She also reminisces on her father.

Great Thanksgiving Listen Interview – Nikolai
December 5, 2019 App Interview

I talked with my mother about her experiences growing up as a child, learning the difficult circumstances that she faced in terms of living under a communist state. We also discussed the impact that different people have had on her...

Love against war

A miracle happened when a soldier who was said to be dead at the front, came home to his wife who always set spot for him.

98 years ago …

My grandmother and I talk about her past from the 1920s to present. We talk about the second world war and how that affected her life as well as how her family managed as immigrants.

Interview with Chani

We talked about what past experiences have made her into the person she is today. What makes her happy and what she wishes for her children and descendants.