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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2020-#199 :: Tuesday, 10 November 2020
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1. Indian Punchline: M.K.Bhadrakumar, Russia has mixed feelings about Biden
2. Russia Beyond: Joe Biden’s long history with Moscow –
3. TASS: Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Putin reshuffles government to ensure better crisis response.
4. Intellinews: Russia’s Putin and PM Mishustin launch government reshuffle.
5. Moscow Times: Russian PM Mishustin Tightens Grip on Domestic Policy in Mini Reshuffle. Putin’s divide-and-conquer approach is also on display.
6. Paul Goble: Alcohol Killing Directly or Indirectly Half of Working-Age Russians, Study Says.
7. Barents Observer (Norway): In year of crisis, growth continues on Northern Sea Route
8. Valdai Discussion Club: Timofei Bordachev, Imperial Restraint of Russia –
9. Moon of Alabama: Russia Achieves Ceasefire In Nagorno-Karabakh –
10. Meduza: A difficult surrender. Chaos in Yerevan follows Armenia’s truce with Azerbaijan.
11. Nagorno-Karabakh leader concedes military defeat: Blames Middle Eastern mercenaries, Covid-19 outbreak, fatigue & Turkish drones –
12. Intellinews: Protesters storm government buildings in Yerevan as Pashinian concedes defeat in Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan.
13. Moscow Times: Mark Galeotti, Russian Ceasefire Deal in Nagorno-Karabakh Marks Slow, Painful End of Empire in the South Caucasus. Azerbaijan is triumphant — but its triumph, while recognized by Russia, was really delivered by Turkey.
14. War on the Rocks: Timothy Crawford and Khang Vu, Arms Control and Great-Power Politics –
15. TASS: Nuclear triad makes attempts at blackmailing Russia futile, says Putin.
16. National Security Archive: Putin, Clinton, and Presidential Transitions.
17. New York Times: Trump’s Fury Feeds Moscow and Beijing Accounts of U.S. Chaos. President Trump’s baseless claims of a stolen election resonate on Russian state media. Both Russia and China have painted American democracy as volatile and vulnerable.

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