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Obsession: Masha Gessen on Citizen-Victims

Sometimes a thought just won’t go away. For Masha Gessen, the unrelenting thought is this: Those who live in a totalitarian state are like victims of abuse. The acclaimed Russian author and journalist discusses this and more.

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