RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-111 :: Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#111
Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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1. Bloomberg: Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known.
2. Robert Parry, Oliver Stone Reveals a Vulnerable Putin. The U.S. political/media demonization of Russia’s Putin is unrelenting, but an interview series with director Oliver Stone poses tough questions to Putin while also letting Americans see the real person.
3. Ben Aris Where did all the colour revolutions go?
4. TASS: More than one million Russians submit questions for Putin’s Q&A session.
5. Russia Day reception.
6. TASS: More than 7 mln people participate in Russia Day celebrations.
7. National Day of Russia celebrations Live updates.
8. The Unz Report: Anatoly Karlin Bayonetting Putler with Navalny (with updates)
9. Russia Beyond the Headlines: Anti-corruption rallies by the opposition end in many arrests in Russia. During events to mark the official June 12 holiday, Russia Day, nationwide protests against corruption ended in clashes with police and mass arrests.
10. Bryan MacDonald, Navalny protests: Western media don’t care about facts when cheering their Russian opposition hero.
11. Alexander Mercouris, Navalny gatecrashes Moscow’s party on Russia Day. Opposition protesters attempt to stage illegal protest in the middle of Russia’s national day celebrations.
13. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, THE RUSSIANS ARE HERE.
14. Reconsidering Russia Podcast: An Interview with Paul Robinson.
15. Russians Choose to Stay in Their Home Country, Poll Shows.
16. Vladimir Mau on Russia’s New Economic Reality.
17. Moscow Times: Ilan Berman, The Kremlin Needs to Address Russia’s Demographic Crisis . Mother Russia is dying and the Kremlin is ill-prepared to act.
18. Mark Galeotti, Life after Putin becomes debatable.
19. Paul Goble: Russian Protests Don’t Threaten Kremlin Because There’s No Opposition in the Duma, Portnikov Says.
20. Bloomberg: Leonid Bershidsky, Punishing Putin Mostly Means Punishing His Foes. Washington wants more sanctions. But they would further strangle a pro-democracy movement on life support.
21. US senators agree new set of sanctions against Russia.
22. Paul Roderick Gregory, Three Overlooked Statements By Comey That Blow Apart The Russian Collusion Narrative.
23. Ray McGovern, NBC’s Kelly Hits Putin with a Beloved Canard. To prove their chops, mainstream media stars can’t wait to go head-to-head with a demonized foreign leader, like Vladimir Putin, and let him have it, even if their “facts” are wrong, as Megyn Kelly showed and Ray McGovern explains.
24. Economic Principals: David Warsh, Diminishing the Fuzz. On the superficiality of most news – but not all.
25. Washington Times: Edward Lozansky, America Needs to Recall Reagan’s Approach to Russia.
26. Valdai Discussion Club: Vasily Kashin, IS CHINA INVESTING MUCH IN RUSSIA?
27. Kenneth Rapoza, Russians Insist On New Pipeline To Bypass Ukraine, And Europeans Fine With It.
28. Awful Avalanche: Syria War: The Battle for the Capital of ISIS – Part I.
29. Awful Avalanche: Syria War: The Battle for the Capital of ISIS – Part II.
30. New York Times: Caryl Emerson, The Revolutionary Specters of Russian Letters.
31. Russia Beyond the Headlines: 5 Russian movies you can’t miss this summer. Gogol, ghosts, a troubled photo model on the run, and Vronsky finally telling his story – RBTH reviews what movie theaters have to offer this season.

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