RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-200 :: Monday, 23 October 2017
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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#200
Monday, 23 October 2017
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1. TASS: As Ukraine’s war on Russian language mounts, theater bans Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.
2. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, NOT A ‘USEFUL IDIOT’
3. Facebook: Fred Weir, European Values.
4. Facebook: Mark Galeotti, European Values.
5. European Values: The Kremlin’s Platform for ‘Useful Idiots’ in the West: An Overview of RT’s Editorial Strategy and Evidence of Impact.
6. www.rt.com: Bryan MacDonald, ‘Useful idiots?’ George Soros’ Prague lobbyists direct their fire at RT guests.
7. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, WHICH IS WORSE? THE BOOK OR THE REVIEWS? (re Masha Gessen)
8. TASS: Kremlin: Russian electoral system reform not discussed.
9. TASS: Russian Communist leader blasts Sobchak’s ‘farcical’ presidential bid as ‘cheap show’
10. Paul Goble: Many Russians Back Existing System but Fear Putin’s Policies are Too Risky, Morozov Says.
11. Russian and Eurasian Studies: Gordon Hahn, Explaining Rusology’s Failed Expectations of Russian Regime Change, Parts 1 and 2.
12. TASS: Media: Putin’s Valdai speech offers moderate tone of frankness, dialogue with the West.
13. Politico.com: Susan Glasser, ‘This Myth About the Great and Horrible Putin.’ How to think about Russia’s America-bashing, opposition-crushing president.
14. www.rt.com: Man stabs anchor in throat at Russian radio station Echo of Moscow.
15. Interfax: Journalist Felgengauer’s attacker says deed prompted by ‘telepathic harassment’
16. TASS: Russian Academy of Sciences expects economic growth rate to increase to 4-6% in 2021-2030.
17. Seeking Alpha: The Russian Recovery Gains Steam.
18. Institute of Modern Russia: Republic: The Diagnosis after Three Years of Crisis, or Why the Russian Economy Survived.
19. www.rt.com: First Russian IPO in London since sanctions to test Western investor sentiment.
20. Russia Insider: Gilbert Doctorow, The China-Russia Alliance Does Not Have to Be a Threat to the West.
21. http://theduran.com: Alexander Mercouris, Russia takes centre-stage in Korean diplomacy. Moscow hosts senior North Korean diplomat and delegations from both North and South Korea.
22. The Nation: Tony Wood, After the Revolution. In his new history, Yuri Slezkine examines life in the Soviet Union through a single apartment building.
23. AFP: No pomp as Russia revolution centenary nears.
24. Financial Times: One hundred years on, what do Russians think of 1917? An aristocrat, a protester, a religious activist and a communist give their views on the revolution
25. Dances With Bears: John Helmer, NIKOLAI THE NINCOMPOOP – OLD STORY, NEW HISTORY. (excerpt)
26. Kremlin.ru: Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club. (transcript concluded)