Masha Gessen

Russian-American journalist and author

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Masha Gessen on KCRW

In just three months this year, there have been more than 200 reported measles cases. Measles is extremely contagious. It’s also preventable.

How the measles outbreak is a quintessential political issue of our time

In just three months this year, there have been more than 200 reported measles cases. Measles is extremely contagious. It’s also preventable.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Masha Gessen was born in Russia but emigrated with her parents to the United States. She returned to Moscow in the early 1990s when political change was afoot.

Lessons from a 'totalitarian mafia state' (Part II)

Masha Gessen was born in Russia but emigrated with her parents to the United States. She returned to Moscow in the early 1990s when political change was afoot.

from To the Point

Masha Gessen was born in Russia but emigrated with her parents to the United States. She returned in the early 1990s when political change was afoot.

Author Masha Gessen on the appeal of Putin and Trump

Masha Gessen was born in Russia but emigrated with her parents to the United States. She returned in the early 1990s when political change was afoot.

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