RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-191 :: Tuesday, 10 October 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#191
Tuesday, 10 October 2017

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1. New York Times: How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics.
2. Washington Post: Add Google to the list of tech companies used by Russians to spread disinformation.
3. Washington Post: How Putin’s Russia uses Soviet-era tricks to evoke racist white fears.
4. Washington Post editorial: What to do with an unfit president. Congress won’t yet impeach. Here’s what it could do right now.
5. Tumblr: Washington Post Job posting: Moscow Bureau Chief.
6. Meeting with Chairperson of the Central Election Commission Ella Pamfilova.
7. Carnegie Moscow Center: Andrey Pertsev, Sobchak for President: What the Rumors Reveal About Russian Politics.
8. Navalny ally briefly detained over refusal to delete slander from internet.
9. Bear Market Brief: Corruption.
10. Fort Russ: Eduard Popov, Yabloko vs. Navalny: Russian Liberals Plot for 2018 Elections.
11. Moscow Times: Nabi Abdullaev, The Murky Mechanics of Russia’s Governor Reshuffle. Dagestan’s new governor is an example of the Kremlin’s strategy in the regions.
12. TASS: Nemtsov’s family asks Supreme Court to requalify politician’s murder.
13. RIA Novosti: Russian senators identify nine aspects of Western “interference”
14. Russian Faith: 84% of Russian Students Want a Public Debate About the Red Terror. They want to know what happened and what that means for today’s Russia.
15. Russian consumers are hooked on credit for both luxury and survival.
16. Ben Aris, INTERVIEW: The quiet thunder of Ruben Vardanian.
17. Xinhua: Russia’s budget deficit narrows sharply in 9 months.
18. Russia Beyond: Work hard, play hard: How much do Russians work?
19. BRICS represents united free trade front as others abandon it – Russian economy minister.
20. Daily Reckoning: James Rickards, Russia’s on the Way Back.
21. Moscow Times: Justin Lifflander, Things Ain’t the Way They Used to Be. Business in Russia today may be more stable, but it is not as much fun for foreigners.
22. NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia: Eliot Borenstein, Blaming Russia.
23. Interfax: Russia shouldn’t sever relations with U.S. even if Washington pushes for it – Slutsky.
24. Reuters: Moscow Gives Green Light to CNN International Broadcasting in Russia.
25. TASS: Russia’s Justice Ministry promises tit-for-tat measures against US media.
26. Moscow: Radio Liberty may be branded ‘foreign agent’ in reply to US crackdown on Russian media.
27. The Unz Review: Philip Geraldi, Sputnik and RT Under Investigation. Is it news or propaganda? And what about the First Amendment?
28. Smoking gun or nothingburger? WaPo claims Russia ‘meddled’ in election through Google, YouTube.
29. Sic Semper Tyrannis: DECAMERON: NEO-CON RESET.
30. The Independent (UK): Robert Fisk, Is there truth in the conspiracy theories about who killed Russian Lieutenant General Valery Asapov in Syria?
31.; Gilbert Doctorow, A Deaf Ear to Dire Russian Warnings. Official Washington is so obsessed with the hyped Russia-gate allegations that it isn’t picking up on dire warnings from Russia that continued U.S. military interference in Syria won’t be tolerated.
32. Russian International Affairs Council: Andrey Kortunov, What Should the Gulf Crises Teach Us?
33. Russia confirms sale of S-400 missile systems to Saudi Arabia.
35. Off-Guardian: Adomas Abromaitis, Baltic States Sacrifice Economy on Altar of Politics.
36. Reconsidering Russia Podcast #16: Ronald Grigor Suny.
37. Sean’s Russia Blog Podcast: Russian and American Internal Colonization. (Steven Sabol)
39. PONARS Eurasia: Arkady Moshes, Does It Make Sense to Expect a Color Revolution in Belarus?
40. The Kremlin Stooge: Mark Chapman, Ukraine on the Proud Highway: Skidding in Broadside.
41. The National Interest: Anna Tikhonova and Cyril Fokin, How to Turn Battleground Ukraine Into a Success Story. If the West manages to talk Kiev out of any hasty ill-judged decisions and convince it to accept Moscow’s peacekeeper proposal as it is, then the world will finally see a win-win.

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