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Trophy Hunting

Season 3 | Episode 10

Russia will be hosting the World Cup in 2018, in the midst of heavy international criticism, corruption, and controversy. Why is Russia hosting this event? What purpose does it serve? Are there other international influences or trends at play?

Join researchers Roma Chitko and Walter Sharon, and Professor Natalie Koch as we answer these questions and many others.

Host: Nick Mortensen
Researchers: Walter Sharon and Roma Chitko
Guest Interview: Professor Natalie Koch
Producers: Geoff Keating and Andy Carluccio

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