Francisco Martínez (EHI, Tallinn University) – Palm down or thumb up: the fare depends on the gesture you do by the road. – In Russia, even Lenin seems to hitchhike, standing with a hand in his pocket and the other pointing up towards the future. Fig 1. Terje, the walkContinue Reading

[image found here] A recent article by Vadim Nikitin on nostalgia in Russia for the USSR called my attention to a number of current projects and publications that focus specifically on fond reminiscences of the unique material culture of Soviet life: The multivolume glossy, expensive books arising from the NamedniContinue Reading