RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-220 :: Monday, 20 November 2017
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1. Rasmussen Reports: Most Prefer Russia As A Friend, Not An Enemy. (US poll)
2. www.rt.com: Putin motorcade threatened by 50 false bomb alerts from ‘telephone terrorists’
3. Moscow Times: Most Russians Hold Putin Responsible for Country’s Problems – Poll.
4. Forbes.com: Kenneth Rapoza, Rumors Fly About The ‘Last Year Of Putin’
5. www.rt.com: Bryan MacDonald, ‘Scoop’ based on Moscow rumors, another low in British media coverage of Russia.
6. Reuters: Putin Plan to Rejuvenate Russian Politics Makes Slow Progress.
7. Russia Beyond: Does Vladimir Putin have any true friends?
8. Vesti.ru: Veteran Liberal Opposition Leader Yavlinsky Lays Out Political Platform for Run Against Putin.
9. www.rt.com: Top Russian Freemason announces multi-party primaries ahead of 2018 election.
10. Valdai Discussion Club: LOGIC OF TRANSFORMATION VS. LOGIC OF EXPANSION: WHAT AWAITS THE WORLD ORDER? (re new book by Richard Sakwa)
11. Eurozine.com: Maxim Trudolyubov, News inside the bubble: Why do most Russians still watch state TV?
12. Rossiya One news with English subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa8MaD6gQscto_Nq1i49iew/featured
13. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, INTERVIEW WITH EGOR KHOLMOGOROV.
14. Moscow Times: Emily Erken, A Billionaire Is Trying to Ignite a Revolution in Russian Education. Moscow’s outskirts will soon house a school that pledges to foster Russia’s future leaders.
15. https://halfreeman.wordpress.com: Hal Freeman, SCHOOLS IN RUSSIA.
16. Russia Beyond: Is Russia a rich country or a poor one?
17. Intellinews.com: Ben Aris, Russia’s banking sector recovers after a catastrophic summer and is back in profit – just.
18. Moscow Times: Emily Ferris, How Russia’s Foreign Agent Law Cracks Down on U.S. Media. The new bill is unlikely to extend beyond specific U.S. media.
19. Voice of American: US Envoy to Russia Slams Moscow’s Pending Curbs on US-funded News Outlets.
20. Russia International Affairs Council/Center for Strategic and International Studies: Andrey Kortunov and Olga Oliker, Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations.
21. www.rt.com: Bryan MacDonald, State Department claims that Russia is stronger than EU is blatant disinformation.
22. www.strategic-culture.org: Patrick Armstrong, NATO: a Dangerous Paper Tiger.
23. Valdai Discussion Club: ECONOMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN RUSSIA, INDIA AND CHINA: NEW OPPORTUNITIES. (Alexander Morozov, Alok Raj, Georgy Toloraya, Yaroslav Lissovolik)
24. www.newcoldwar.org: Bombshell revelations in Italian television documentary of sniper shootings at Maidan Square, February 20, 2014, staged to provoke a coup d’etat. (excerpt)
25. Kyiv Post: Top prosecutor says all EuroMaidan investigations stopped due to legal obstacles.
26. RFE/RL: Saakashvili Tells Protesters In Kyiv He Is Ready To Become Ukraine’s Prime Minister.
27. Vesti.ru: Legendary Russian Ambassador Kislyak Explains How He Personally Helped Steal US Elections.
28. Washington Times: Rowan Scarborough, Democrats cling to dubious Russia dossier in scheme to bring Trump’s downfall.
29. Washington Post: Fred Hiatt, Did Putin get taken for a ride? Hardly. America’s retreat from the global stage in the Trump era is a win for Russia, but Americans still have the power to push back.
30. Paul Goble: Putin’s Meddling in US Elections Backfiring on His Own Allies at Home and on Americans Who Helped Them, Shevtsova Says.
31. New York Post: Paul Sperry, Here are some of the biggest myths of the Russian-collusion story.
32. http://theduran.com: Alexander Mercouris, This new book shows the future of the US. Review of a collection of essays on Russian-American relations 2015 – 2017 by one of the US’s top Russia experts. (re Gilbert Doctorow)
33. National Press Club: Book Presentation: “Does the United States Have a Future?” By Gilbert Doctorow. (December 7 in Washington)