Today’s podcast features a conversation with Natasha Kondrashova, a Russian journalist who visited the Tampa Bay Times’ newsroom as part of a program of the International Center for Journalists. She discusses the challenges and limitations of working as a journalist in her country.

Read the story she wrote during her fellowship: A look inside Vladimir’s Collectibles, St. Petersburg’s wonderland of Russian art. And explore her YouTube channel.

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