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(CNN) Russian journalist: snub Putin

A CNN roundtable discussion featuring LGBT Russian journalist Masha Gessen, conservative blogger Andrew Sullivan, and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Anderson Cooper last week discussed the environment for gay people in Russia. Gessen, who has become very outspoken in recent months, declared that “Putin’s regime at this point is acting like a cornered animal.”

Gessen made the remarks in relation to a question from Amanpour about whether or not reform will come to Russia through more liberal politicians. “The problem is with the Kremlin’s hate campaign.”

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(Sources: tncrm, 16-Sep-2013)

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