Crushing myths about the 1917 Russian Revolution that both Russians and Americans still get from Soviet textbooks. Understanding that is the key to understanding today’s Russia as well. A very interesting conversation with Mikhail Zygar, Editor in Chief of the TV Dozhd and the Author of All the Kremlin’s Men. He joins us to speak about his book The Empire Must Die – Russia’s Revolutionary Collapse. We talk Russia 1917 and the revolution before the Bolsheviks. We also talk Russia 2017 and Putin, America, democracy, struggle and more.