RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-214 :: Friday, 10 November 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#214
Friday, 10 November 2017

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1. Paul Goble: Surkov’s ‘Crisis of Hypocrisy’ Not Just in the West but in Russia Too, Inozemtsev Says.
2. RIA Novosti: Putin suggests US organised doping scandal to impede his re-election.
3. Vedomosti: Russian daily views role of regions in presidential campaign.
4. Euronews.com: What does the October Revolution mean to Russians of today?. Euronews talked to a Russian journalist about how the country looks at the events of 100 years ago. (Andrei Zolotov)
5. Stratfor.com: Russia Celebrates an Uncomfortable Centennial.
6. Paul Goble: Only 15 Percent of Russians are Politically Active, 10 Percent for the Regime and Five Against It, New Research Shows.
7. www.rt.com: Annual inflation in Russia hits new record low.
8. New York Times: Two Border Cities Share Russian History – and a Sharp European Divide.
9. Meduza: Russia will impose new restrictions on social media, in retaliation for RT’s foreign agent status in America.
10. AP: Editor: Russian TV Network Will Register as US Foreign Agent.
11. www.rt.com: Duma to prepare mirror response to US steps targeting RT – speaker.
12. Moscow Times: What You Need to Know About RT’s Pending Foreign Agent Registration. A law dating back to the 1930s could send U.S.-Russia relations spiraling.
13. Valdai Discussion Club: Keith Darden, RUSSIAN-AMERICAN RELATIONS: EXAGGERATED THREATS.
14. Interfax; NATO command’s restructuring focused on Russia standoff – Ambassador Grushko.
15. Bloomberg: Leonid Bershidsky, How U.S.-Russia Diplomacy Went Heavy Metal. In the new Cold War, pragmatic dialogue is out. Quoting Five Finger Death Punch is in.
16. AP: US Officials: Deal With Russia on Syria’s Future Is Near.
17. www.strategic-culture.org: Patrick Armstrong, The Riddle of the Potomac. (re Syria)
18. www.rt.com: JIM probe into Syria chemical attack fails ‘basic standards’ – Russia’s OPCW envoy.
19. Russian and Eurasian Politics: Gordon Hahn, Russia, America, and the Consequences of Great Power Intervention in the Middle East.
20. Valdai Discussion Club: Daria Kazarinova, EU, RUSSIA AND THE ‘INGLORIOUS END’ OF CATALAN SELF-DETERMINATION.
21. The Unz Review: Anatoly Karlin, The Roots of Russian Redstalgia. (excerpt)
22. Washington Time: Edward Lozansky, Let Trump be Trump. Ronald Reagan was Ronald Reagan.
23. The American Conservative: Andrew Bacevich, More ‘Fake News,’ Alas, From the New York Times. Manafort isn’t the only villain in this establishment fairy tale.
24. www.zerohedge.com: Tyler Durden, WikiLeaks Publishes CIA Hacking Tool Designed To “Impersonate” Russia’s Kaspersky Lab.
25. Wall Street Journal: Kimberley Strassel, Lifting the Steele Curtain. The Fusion GPS dossier was one of the dirtiest political tricks in U.S. history.
26. RFE/RL: Security Experts Chide West On ‘Limited, Weak’ Response To Russia.
27. www.sott.net: Rob Slane, Russell O’Phobe: The importance of effective scaremongering and keeping factual information out of your anti-Russia hit piece article.
28. The Hill: Lev Golinkin, The reality of neo-Nazis in Ukraine is far from Kremlin propaganda.
29. Kyiv Post: Poroshenko Leads Ukraine Offshore In Paradise Papers: Poroshenko lawyers deny charges.
30. Wall Street Journal: U.S. to Seek Russian Approval for Peacekeepers in Eastern Ukraine. U.S., Western officials hope Putin is seeking a way out of separatist conflict.
31. www.newcoldwar.org: Roger Ennis, More drumbeat for Western military intervention into Ukraine under the guise of ‘peacekeeping’

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