RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-187 :: Tuesday, 3 October 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#187
Tuesday, 3 October 2017

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1. The Guardian (October 1993): Yeltsin crushes revolt. Parliament taken in tank battle. Opposition parties and newspapers banned.
2. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, RUSSIA FAILS TO REMEMBER STALIN’S VICTIMS.
Russia fails to remember Stalin’s victims
3. Post-Putin: Imagining the unimaginable.
4. Liberals launch plan for more power to the people over election of local officials.
5. Carnegie Moscow Center: Andrey Pertsev, Diminishing Power of the Kremlin.
6. Analysts view main themes of Putin’s re-election campaign.
7. Paul Goble: Some Russian Officials Now Feel Able to Ignore Putin’s Wishes, Kolesnikov and Albats Say.
8. Fort Russ/Vesti: Rotation of governors: Putin gives opportunities to the young and experienced.
9. Reuters: Kremlin tells supporters of detained critic Navalny to shun illegal protests.
10. RAPSI: Moscow court grants another defamation lawsuit against Navanly.
11. Motherboard: Becky Ferreira, In the Midst of Global Turmoil, Russia’s Science Community Reboots. I took a five-day tour of Russia’s leading scientific research centers. This is what I saw.
12. National Public Radio: In Russia, ‘The Future Is History.’ (interview with Masha Gessen)
13. Bear Market Brief: Russians grower poorer despite record low inflation.
14. Ben Aris, Bankruptcies on the rise in Russia.
15. Reuters: Inflationary Expectations in Russia Require Restraint-C.Bank’s Yudayeva.
16. Russia piles up gold reserves in continued push away from US dollar.
17. TASS: Russia on track to becoming global energy storage leader – minister.
18. Bear Market Brief: Emerging market investors return to Russia.
19. Financial Times: John Thornhill, Brains, not oil, should fuel Russia’s economy. Success in AI and the energy industry means allowing creativity to flourish.
20. Putin calls for predictable, mutually-beneficial cooperation with US.
21. TASS: Izvestia: Hope for improving Russia-US ties still alive.
22. Deena Stryker: “Russia’s Americans.”
23. Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia to Plan Russia Deals, Deepening Energy Ties.
24. Asia Times: Ume Farwa, Pakistan-Russia relationship depends on a crafty balancing act.
25. The National Interest: Nikolas Gvosdev, 2019 Could Be a Very Bad Year for Ukraine. If Russia stops using Ukraine as a transit country for energy exports a major hole will open in the Ukrainian economy which Europe and the United States do not appear prepared to fill.
27. The Hill: Michael Carpenter, The 2018 midterms are coming, and Russia is ready.
28. Retro-influence? Half of ‘Russian ads’ on Facebook shown after US vote, 25% ‘never seen’ at all.
29. New York Times covers Russia.
30. Washington Post covers Russia.

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