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The Closing of the Russian Mind? Freedom of Expression in Putin’s Russia

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As political controls tighten over freedom of expression in Russia, the Atlantic Council and PEN America have the pleasure to host four prominent Russian writers who will provide the audience with an inside view on how censorship and the closing of the creative space are used by the Kremlin to control discourse. Featuring Ludmila Ulitskaya, Ilya Danishevsky, Maria Stepanova, and Anna Nemzer; Moderated by Scott Stossel.

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