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Masha Gessen

Russians love their children, too – but that alone won’t stop a nuclear war

Sep 15 2014

It sometimes seems that most Western analysis of Russia has all the sophistication of Sting's 1985 song, "Russians."

Plans to stop Russia show NATO and the West are in denial

Sep 04 2014

For more than six months now, Western politicians and analysts have been asking what can make Vladimir Putin stop or retreat. It’s the wrong question because it's based on the fallacy that the West can do something to influence Putin's actions.

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