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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#197
Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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1. New York Times: U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show.
2. The Conversation: Gregory Carleton, Why Russia thinks it’s exceptional.
3. The Unz Report: Anatoly Karlin, Moscow World’s Safest Megacity for Women,
4. Moscow Times: Russian Women Speak Out After Harvey Weinstein Scandal.
5. Bear Market Blog: “Sechin has wanted to carve up Gazprom for many years”: The Stanovaya interview, part 2.
6. Newsweek.com: WILL VLADIMIR PUTIN BE REPLACED BY A WOMAN? RUSSIANS ARE AGAINST IT.
7. Meduza: Say hello to Russia’s 2018 presidential election spoiler. (Ksenia Sobchak)
8. Interfax: Russian law on foreign agents much more liberal than its U.S. analogue – Kiriyenko.
9. TASS: Ten Russian universities included in Times Higher Education ranking.
10. Russia Beyond: How did a thriller about American spies lead to a Russian film director’s downfall. (re Yuri Bykov)
11. RFE/RL: Russian Director Vows To Quit Cinema After ‘Hysteria’ Over TV Spy Thriller. (Bykov)
12. Sputnik: Russia Has Enough Potential to Ensure Digital Sovereignty – Prime Minister.
13. EUObserver: Francesco Giumelli, EU-Russia trade bouncing back despite sanctions. After three years in decline due to sanctions, EU-Russia trade relations have picked up 20 percent so far in 2017.
14. Valdai Discussion Club: DESTRUCTION, CREATION AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER. DAY 2.
15. Asia Times: David Goldman, Russia emerging as new player in Middle East balance of power.
16. www.rt.com: Large section of Russian gas pipeline to China completed.
17. Newsmax.com: Harris Poll Chairman: Russia Ads Had Little Effect on Election.
18. The Week: Ex-Russian oligarch says there’s a 90 percent chance Putin ‘personally’ tried to collude with Trump campaign. (Khodorkovsky}
19. CNN.com: GOP calls grow to end Russia investigations in Congress this year.
20. The National Interest: Paul Pillar, Americans Wrote the Russians’ Material.
21. Meduza: A top Russian official stands up for the American media.
22. Sputnik: Moscow to Respond if US Fulfills Its Threats Against Russian Media – Minister.
23. Moscow Times: Russia Prepares to Blacklist Five ‘Undesirable’ U.S. Media Outlets.
24. www.rt.com: US sanctions bill vs Russia built on fraudster’s political lobbying – Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya.
25. European Values: The Kremlin’s Platform for ‘Useful Idiots’ in the West: An Overview of RT’s Editorial Strategy and Evidence of Impact.
26. www.rt.com: Bryan MacDonald, Ukraine has a Nazi problem and a Western media problem.
27. Russia Beyond: Kiev as the “mother of Russian cities”: Fact or fiction?
28. TASS: Three injured in Kiev rally as police try to stop protesters from putting up tents.
29. TASS: Ukraine won’t survive another Maidan revolution, politicians warn.
30. Awful Avalanche: Prilepin’s Battalion: The Face Of Donbass – Part VI.
31. Presidential Power: Eugene Huskey, Kyrgyzstan – A Setback for Democracy: The 2017 Presidential Election. (excerpt)
32. The Guardian (UK): Richard Overy, Carry on up the Kremlin: how The Death of Stalin plays Russian roulette with the truth.
33. Pravda.ru: Warm war, revolution and breakdown: How the West wants to destroy Russia. (interview with Alexey Fenenko)
34. New York Times: Strobe Talbott, Stalin, Hitler and the Temptations of Totalitarianism.
35. Valdai Discussion Club: 100 YEARS AFTER THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION: RETURN OF THE RIGHT OF BRUTE FORCE. (Boris Martynov)
36. Valdai Discussion Club: Dominic Lieven, REVOLUTION, WAR AND EMPIRE.

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