russia Russian Michigander Shares Her Culture With Charlotte Community By Katie Cook • Jul 20, 2017 Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU A museum space dedicated to the appreciation of Russian culture exists in a place you probably wouldn’t expect: Charlotte, Michigan. It’s called The Russian Room, and we paid it a visit. Listen Listening... / 3:50 Hear our tour of The Russian Room and interview with its creator, Inna Phelps. Russians Rock LSO By Jamie Paisley • Mar 2, 2017 Courtesy / Timothy Muffitt The Lansing Symphony presents an evening of Russian Music this weekend. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with the LSO’s Maestro Timothy Muffitt about the program which welcomes guest violinist and faculty member of the MSU College of Music, Dmitri Berlinsky. Listen Listening... / 3:45 Maestro Timothy Muffitt of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra talking about the LSO's Music of Russia program from the 2016-17 concert season. Once a superpower, how strong is Russia now? By LARISA EPATKO AND LAURA SANTHANAM & PBS NEWSHOUR • Jan 14, 2017 Friend or foe? Handshakes or hacks? An uncertain U.S.-Russia relationship has many wondering about the days ahead Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China' By BBC NEWS • Jan 14, 2017 GETTY IMAGES US President-elect Donald Trump says he is willing to work with Russia and China, providing they cooperate.