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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#109
Thursday, 8 June 2017

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1. Valdai Discussion Club: Dmitry Suslov, THE UNITED STATES AS A REPUBLIC OF CURVED MIRRORS: WHAT IS RUSSIA TO DO?
2. Russia in Global Affairs: Sergey Karaganov, Taking a New Look at Nuclear Peace. How to Enhance Deterrence and Preserve Peace.
3. Carnegie Moscow Center: Andrey Arkhangelskiy, When Propaganda Backfires: Why Russia’s Politicization Is Unavoidable.
4. www.rt.com: Bill criminalizing poll rigging drafted in State Duma.
5. Bloomberg: Russia Just Past Crisis, But Already Up Against Growth Limit.
6. Amazon.com: Oliver Stone, The Putin Interviews Paperback – June 16, 2017.
7. TASS: Kommersant: Russian parliament to keep close eye on foreign states’ hostile activity.
8. www.rt.com: Russian senators to set up commission countering ‘foreign meddling’
9. Meduza: ‘American influence isn’t waning’ The main takeaways from the Russian Senate’s hearings on Western political meddling.
10. Paul Goble: Putin Needs an Intelligentsia that Complains but Knows Its Place, Shevtsova Says.
11. TASS: Putin hails Russian-Chinese ties at meeting with Xi Jinping.
12. TASS: Russia advises US to use ‘better discretion’ in planning airstrikes in Syria.
13. Valdai Discussion Club: Maxim Suchkov, IGNORING RUSSIA: THE IMPACT OF THE US-LED COALITION STRIKE AGAINST PRO-RUSSIAN FORCES IN SYRIA.
14. Bloomberg: Henry Meyer, Torn Between Qatar, Saudi, Russia’s in a Bind in Gulf Crisis.
15. Bloomberg: Leonid Bershidsky, Russia Has Nothing to Gain by Undermining Qatar. Punching holes in this alleged case of Russian hacking, starting with its flashpoint.
16. Rossiyskaya Gazeta: Fort Ross Dialogue conference in Russia.
17. RFE/RL: Moscow’s English-Language Weekly To Change Hands, Cut Staff. (Moscow Times)
18. Russia Insider: Gilbert Doctorow, An open letter to NBC News about Megyn Kelly’s manipulative and shameful interview with Vladimir Putin.
19. New York Times: Evelyn Farkas, Jared Kushner’s Not-So-Secret Channel to Putin.
20. Wall Street Journal: Russia’s Explanation for Bad Relations with the U.S.: ‘Russophobia’
21. TASS: US hackers attack Kremlin daily, but not grounds to blame American officials – spokesman.
22. Center for American Progress: War by Other Means. Russian Active Measures and the Weaponization of Information. (excerpt)
23. https://thedailybanter.com: Alyona Minkosvki, According to James Clapper, Being Russian Makes Me Genetically Sketchy. Anti-Russia fever is so high that no one even noticed the remark from the former Director of National Intelligence.
24. https://wemeantwell.com/blog: Peter Van Buren, Hey Intercept, Something is Very Wrong with Reality Winner and the NSA Leak.
25. Inter Press Service: Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse.
26. Russia in Global Affairs: Alexander Baunov, Beyond the Bounds of Possibility. How the U.S. Has Reached Its Peak and What Are the Results? The correction made by American voters means that over a certain period of time the world will see the emergence of more places free from American dominance. Russia should think hard about how it will fill in its part of the emerging vacuum.

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