Keith Gessen

Keith Gessen is a freelance writer living in Cambridge, MA.

 

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What Became of the Soviet Dissidents?

This correspondence concerns Exiles on Main Street, a contribution I wrote for FEED, a New York-based internet magazine of culture and politics, about Soviet dissidents living in the United States. My article is pretty tough on the dissidents. Essentially, I wonder aloud whether their failure to become an effective political force in post-Soviet Russia, and …
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