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Russia's 'Sesame Street'

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Russia's 'Sesame Street'

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Russia's 'Sesame Street'

Russia's 'Sesame Street'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Andy Bowers reports on Ulitsa Sezam, the Russian Courtyard that's home to Zeliboba and his friends - Vlas and Yenick, and Aunt Dashe. If this sounds familiar, it is. The Russian version of Sesame Street premiered today, brought to you by the letter Bukva. There was concern before the show made it to Russian airwaves that it might be just another unwanted import of American culture, although it's too soon to tell what public reaction is to the show.

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