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Looking at life in Russia, three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union

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A couple ride their bicycles during an autumn day in Moscow's Izmaylovsky Park, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. An exhibition and entertainment complex imitating the architecture of old Russian churches and palaces is seen in the background. (Mikhail Metzel/AP)
A couple ride their bicycles during an autumn day in Moscow's Izmaylovsky Park, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. An exhibition and entertainment complex imitating the architecture of old Russian churches and palaces is seen in the background. (Mikhail Metzel/AP)

We look back at life in Russia these past three decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union with Masha Gessen, staff writer at The New Yorker.

This segment aired on December 31, 2021.

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