RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2015-#250 :: Thursday 24 December 2015

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2015-#250
Thursday 24 December 2015

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1. RFE/RL: Brian Whitmore, The End Of Russia’s Mass Hallucination.
2. Foreign Policy: Robert Manning, What Does Putin Want?
3. European Council on Foreign Relations: Francisco de Borja Lasheras, Understanding modern Russia? Why European leaders should read Peter Pomerantsev.
4. Center for European Policy Analysis: Edward Lucas, Lessons of 2015.
5. The American Interest: Kirk Bennett, The Myth of Russia’s Containment. Has the West always had it in for Russia? Hardly.
6. European Council on Foreign Relations: Kadri Liik, How to talk with Russia.
7. Moscow Times: Victor Davidoff, Open Society and Its Enemies in Putin’s Russia.
8. Kennan Institute: Maxim Trudolyubov, Russia’s Moving Targets.
9. RFE/RL: Claire Bigg, 10 Laws Putin’s Foes Say Russia Needs To Scrap.
10. The National Review: David Satter, Who Is Murdering Russian Journalists? When it comes to Russian politics, Donald Trump is a useful idiot.
12. Institute for Modern Russia: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Who is to blame for what happened to the Russian Constitution, and What do we do about it now?
13. Paul Roderick Gregory, A Donald Trump Moment Is Developing In Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
14. HBO: What to do About Russia. Experts discuss U.S. foreign policy options toward Russia. (Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Ivo H. Daalder. Kimberly Marten, Richard Haass)

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