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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#127
Wednesday, 5 July 2017

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1. PRI (Public Radio International): Christopher Woolf, How Russian meddling impacted the American Revolution.
2. https://matadornetwork.com: Anna Dunaeva, 7 things Russian people can be proud of.
3. Paul Goble: Global Warming Already having ‘Explosive’ Consequences in Russian North.
4. Washington Post: David Ignatius, Working with Russia might be the best path to peace in Syria.
5. TASS: Kremlin expects Putin-Trump meeting to establish working dialogue.
6. TASS: America’s highly-charged political atmosphere crippling Russian-US ties – ambassador.
7. Washington Post: David Filipov, What Russia hopes to gain from this week’s Putin-Trump meeting.
8. Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Izvestia: Senior Russian diplomat interviewed on relations with USA. (Sergey Ryabkov)
9. The National Interest: Nikolas Gvosdev, America’s Adversaries Are Not Happy with Trump. And they have options.
10. Intellinews.com: Russia and China to build cooperation with $11bn in new development funds.
11. Kremlin.ru: Press statements following Russian-Chinese talks.
12. Meduza: Russians want Putin to stay the course, or maybe even get a bit rougher.
13. www.rt.com: Two-thirds of Russians want Putin to remain president after 2018.
14. Newsweek.com: RUSSIA AND THE WEST: RUSSIANS HAPPY WITH PUTIN AND HIS ANTI-U.S. POLICIES.
15. Moskovsky Komsomolets: Nikolai Mironov, Russian democracy shifting to street regime. Protests and ‘popular assemblies’ becoming virtually only means of resolving social problems.
16. Moskovsky Komsomolets: Russian independent economists forecast autumn recession.
17. The Guardian (UK): Kenneth Rogoff, There is little reason to be cheerful about Russia’s growth prospects. It managed to escape a deep crisis after oil prices plummeted, but the future looks bleak without economic and political reform.
18. The Hill: Richard Sawaya, How Russian sanctions could cost US energy dominance.
19. Interfax: Russian govt extends counter-sanctions till end of 2018.
20. AJC Global Forum: Power, Politics, and Putin Russia’s Role in Today’s World Order. (video with Stephen Cohen, Julia Ioffe, and Andrew Weiss)
21. Financial Times: David Gardner, Vladimir Putin should be wary of declaring victory in Syria. With the US distracted, Russia is ahead on points in the Middle East.
22. http://theduran.com: Alexander Mercouris, Educating Trump: Putin’s task for their G20 meeting. The most valuable thing President Putin can do at his forthcoming G20 meeting with President Trump is school an inexperienced US President in the proper conduct of international relations.

Educating Trump: Putin’s task for their G20 meeting


23. www.rt.com: Not a single war in recent years has started without powerful press ‘artillery’ – RT editor-in-chief.
24. The Hill: Gary Ashcroft, Capone-era lessons can show us how to confront Putin.
25. AP: Russian author Daniil Granin dies at 98.
26. PRIMAKOV NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF WORLD ECONOMY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES: ADDRESSING TERRORISM, VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND RADICALIZATION (perspectives from Russia and the United States) (excerpt)
27. Medium.com: Michael Tracey, CrowdStrike, The DNC’s Security Firm, Was Under Contract With The FBI.
28. Forbes.com: Kenneth Rapoza, Hacker Fears? U.S. Tech Companies Still Want To Work With Sanctioned Russian Spy Agencies.

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