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Huliganov’s Russia #11/11 – Final Evening


Original playout date: 31 December 2007
Duration: 13:45

We kick off with a Russian breakfast with blinies and Barbus schwanenfeldtii and lateristriga.
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Huliganov’s Russia #10/11 – What friends we had…


Original playout date: 30 December 2007
Duration: 8:00

This episode commemorates the spirit of the people of St Petersburg, their heroism at the time of the blockade, a great genocidal crime committed by Germans and Finns on the people of Leningrad, and the friendliness of people living there today. Features the family and friends I found there that I didn’t even realise I had. In the words of Joel: “We never knew what friends we had, until we came to Leningrad.”

This is the penultimate series, there is an error in the titling at the start saying part nine, when it is part ten of eleven. I didn’t want to recode the film over that small item as nothing is perfect, but I thought I’d better point it out in case anyone is confused.”
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Huliganov’s Russia #7 – Stroganoff Café


Original playout date: 3 December 2007
Duration: 3:59

A look at the home of Beef Stroganoff, one of Russia’s best known contributions to world cuisine, and a nice gallery of St Petersburg, with an “Acapulco” rendition of Group St Petersburg’s famous song “Okoldovana, ocharovana” by Diana Kopytina.
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Huliganov’s Russia 6/11 – First Afternoon in St Petersburg


Original playout date: 26 November 2007
Duration: 15:54

The first afternoon and evening in St Petersburg, featuring footage from the metro and from the Church of the Resurrection, and a chat with up and coming artist Vladimir Golendza, who came up to me while I was filming and started to give useful information about the city.
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