The Man Without a Face

The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

by Masha Gessen

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The Man Without a Face
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The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
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The Man Without a Face
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The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
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Masha Gessen

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Book Summary

Documents the Russian prime minister's rapid ascent to the presidency, describing his selection by Boris Yeltsin's oligarchy and the ways in which his views and ambitions have renewed Russia's threatening position.