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Masha Gessen

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Thursday, April 12 2012

The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

A chilling account of how a low-level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress and made his country once more a threat to her own people and to the world.


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Sunday, August 12 2012

One Wishes That Masha Gessen's 'The Man Without a Face' Were Fiction

“The simple and evident truth is that Putin’s Russia is a country where political rivals and vocal critics are often killed, and at least sometimes the order comes directly from the president’s office.”


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