Masha Gessen and David RemnickMar 24, 2022
On Vladimir Putin
A Discussion with Masha Gessen and David Remnick
New Books Network 2022
Institute fellow, and New Yorker staff writer, Masha Gessen is one of the foremost critics of Vladimir Putin. In 2014, Gessen spoke at the Institute with New Yorker editor David Remnick about Gessen's book, Words Will Break Cement, about Pussy Riot. Much of the conversation focused on Putin's ambitions for an imperial Russia.