RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-140 :: Friday, 21 July 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#140
Friday, 21 July 2017

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1. Intellinews.com: Cold weather hits Russian economy in May but recovery still on track.
2. Forbes.com: Kenneth Rapoza, Russia Crawls Back To Life, But Locals Feel Uneasy.
3. Kremlin.ru: Council for Interethnic Relations meeting.
4. http://russiafeed.com: Putin visits veteran dissident Alekseyeva on her 90th birthday. (with video)
5. Interfax: Peskov confirms Putin promised human rights activist Alexeyeva to consider pardoning ex-senator Izmestyev.
6. Public Seminar: Richard Anderson, The Politics of Russian Nationalism. Vladimir Putin as Centrist.
7. Carnegie Moscow Center: Andrey Pertsev, Russia’s Choice of Moral Rhetoric Over Pragmatism Is a Ticking Time Bomb.
8. Meduza: Kevin Rothrock, Two nationalists walk into a room… What we learned when Alexey Navalny debated Igor Strelkov.
9. RFE/RL: Carl Scheck, Navalny Clashes With Ex-Commander Of Russia-Backed Separatists.
10. Moskovsky Komsomolets: Russian commentator views Navalny’s election manifesto. (Alexander Melman)
11. Moskovsky Komsomolets: Russian pundits view Navalny’s popularity, prospects.
12. Paul Goble: Free Russia Forum Outlines What a Post-Putin Russia Must Do to Rejoin Civilized World.
13. The Economist: Extra time and punishment. The cost overruns on Russia’s World Cup stadiums are staggering. They have become a symbol of corruption under Putin’s rule.
14. www.rt.com: Russia in talks with US to create cybersecurity working group – Putin envoy.
15. National Public Radio: U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away – They Just Evolve.
16. www.rt.com: US corporations lobby against anti-Russia sanctions.
17. Forbes.com: Kenneth Rapoza, Fearing Global Sanctions, Russia Speeds Up Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline.
18. Sputnik: Russia Remains EU’s Top Gas Supplier, Covers 41% of Gas Supplies in Q1 of 2017.
19. www.rt.com: US ‘global strike’ concept a direct threat, nuclear arms are good deterrent – Russian naval doctrine.
20. Interfax: U.S., its allies’ aspirations for domination in World Ocean threaten Russian national security – document.
21. Public Seminar: Eliot Borenstein, Why Russia Needs Respect. The Consequences of American Overconfidence.
22. The Real News Network: Russiagate: Kooky Characters, Cold War Liberals. (interview with Matt Taibbi)
23. Washington Times: Rowan Scarborough, FBI relies on discredited dossier in Russia investigation.
24. Sputnik: Editor-in-Chief Simonyan Mocks CIA Director’s ‘Compliments’ to Sputnik, RT.
25. PBS Newshour: How Russia hacked American faith in the democratic process.
26. www.rt.com: Bryan MacDonald, Putin-Trump encounters at G20 & the ‘scoop’ that wasn’t.
27. Asia Times: Russian minister explains why Far East investment is booming. The region has attracted more than $36 billion in direct investment, more than 95% from the private sector.
28. Carnegie Moscow Center: Dmitri Trenin, Russia’s Evolving Grand Eurasia Strategy: Will It Work?
29. Kyiv Post: Steven Pifer, Ukraine and NATO. A course for disappointment.
30. London Review of Books: Sheila Fitzpatrick, Good Communist Homes. (re The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution by Yuri Slezkine)

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