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4 October 2017

Episode 1540

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We ask what a declaration of Catalan independence would mean for the future of federalism in Spain and whether the UK’s foreign secretary is trying to get himself sacked. Plus: Sputnik 1 and the space race, and how Estonia’s media is attempting to serve the country’s native Russian speakers.

4 October 2017

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Sputnik 1's legacy

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The space scientist and author David Whitehouse on Sputnik 1 and how it changed the way that politicians viewed space.

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