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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#121
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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1. TASS: Poll shows Russians see US and Ukraine as main sources of military threat.
2. Young Russians Are Friendly and Patriotic, Poll Shows.
3. The Unz Review: Anatoly Karlin, Russia Becoming *More* Russian.
4. The Intercept: Glenn Greenwald, CNN Journalists Resign: Latest Example of Media Recklessness on the Russia Threat.
5. Wall Street Journal: Holman Jenkins, Expect a Coverup. Russia may have indeed affected the election, through the farcical Mr. Comey.
6. Bloomberg: Microsoft, Analysts See Hack Origin at Ukrainian Software Firm.
7. TASS: Media: NSA-linked tools used in new large-scale cyber attack.
8. Meeting of the bureau of the Russian Engineering Union and the League for Assisting Defence Enterprises of Russia.
9. Jeremy Kuzmarov, Spirit of McCarthyism Seen In Attacks On Oliver Stone’s ‘Putin Interviews’
10. Justin Raimondo, Vladimir Putin: A Suitor Spurned. Oliver Stone’s The Putin Interviews reveals a pro-American Putin disdained by Washington.
11. Henry Kissinger: ‘Russia Wants to Be Accepted By Europe and Transcend It’
12. National Review: Understanding Russia. (re David Satter)
13. RFE/RL: Brian Whitmore, Putin’s Next Spectacle.
14. 7 ways men can be more like Vladimir Putin. Seven invaluable lessons from Putin every man should use.
15. Reuters: Eyeing Election, Russia’s Putin Stages Visit to Voter’s Rundown Home.
16. Senators propose ‘black book’ on foreign meddling in Russian politics.
17. Sputnik: Kremlin Undecided on Initiative to Block Foreign Media Violating Russian Laws.
18. Reuters: Telegram app agrees to Russian registration, but not to share private data.
19. RFE/RL: Jury Deliberating For Second Day In Case Of Accused Nemtsov Killers.
21. Bloomberg: Bondholder’s Dream Beckons as `Japanification’ Sweeps Russia.
22. Valdai Discussion Club: Evgeny Buzhinsky and Alexander Khramchikhin, RUSSIA WILL NOT LOSE FROM THE DENUNCIATION OF THE INF TREATY.
23. Sputnik: How US New Short-Range Missile Systems May Provoke New Arms Race.
24. Russian International Affairs Council: Aleksandr Aksenenok, In the Skies over Syria: Rivalry Instead of Coordinated Actions.
25. The National Interest: Nikolas Gvosdev, Russia Knows Its Next Move in Syria. Does America? Without a clearly defined understanding of U.S. interests, the risk grows that the United States will stumble into a clash with Russia and Iran.
26. Alexander Mercouris, White House ‘warning’ of ‘imminent threat of chemical attack in Syria’ is phoney. Here’s why. The White House ‘warning’ about an imminent Syrian chemical attack is phoney and not intended seriously. It is a panicked reaction to Seymour Hersh’s exposure of the truth behind the alleged chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun which appeared a few hours earlier in Welt.
27. To avoid endless war in Syria, US deconflicts with Russia – Pentagon.
28. Awful Avalanche: International Ballet Competition in Moscow – Warning Signs – Part VII.
29. Russia Beyond the Headlines: Soviet censorship: How did the USSR control the public? Russian authorities are currently discussing blocking the Telegram messaging app, as it can be used by terrorists. We examine cases from the past when the Soviet elite banned different information sources.
30. Radar data debunks official MH17 findings, locator could not ‘miss’ missile – Russian air regulator.
31. Robert Parry, Russia-gate Is No Watergate or Iran-Contra. Many comparisons have been made between Russia-gate and the earlier scandals of Watergate and Iran-Contra, but the similarities are at best superficial.
32. Kommersant: The prosecution is not by IP-address. Why Russian trace in the hacker attacks can not lead anywhere. [Machine translation. Original article:]

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