Wisconsin increases its global exports, A Midwestern student offers perspective from Russia

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A man walks past a TV screen with image of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Tokyo, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Koji Sasahara/AP Photo

The global market has an increasing demand for Wisconsin goods. Then, a Wisconsin-born student attending a Russian university shares his perspective on what’s happening on the ground.

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  • A Wisconsin native talks about life as a graduate student in Russia

    Currently pursuing a master’s degree at a university in St. Petersburg, a Wisconsin native shares what he’s hearing from Russians and state controlled media about the war in Ukraine.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Steven Potter Technical Director
  • Katy Sinnott Guest

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