RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2018-211 :: Monday, 3 December 2018
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1. www.rt.com: Ukrainian leadership is a party of war, and it will continue as long as they’re in power – Putin.
2. Kremlin.ru: Answers to media questions. Following the G20 Summit events, the President of Russia answered journalists’ questions.
3. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, CASTING BLAME, NOT FINDING SOLUTIONS.
4. Russia Insider: Three Times Fewer Russians Kill Themselves Than in 2000.
5. Moscow Times: Decriminalization of Domestic Violence Was a ‘Mistake,’ Russian Official Admits.
6. Meduza: Russian state TV pundit sticks up for rappers, dropping some sick Mayakovsky lyrics.
7. Awful Avalanche: A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part I.
8. Awful Avalanche: A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part II.
9. Paul Goble: Political Polls in Russia are Useful but They are Being Misused, Shelin Says.
10. Republic.ru: Maxim Trudolyubov, Moscow Trumps Russia: How Urban Renewal Has Thrown Society Backwards. Combating Russia’s “Maidan” Has Shaped the Moscow Style of Governance.
11. Intellinews.com: Every fifth Russian worker earns less than $250 per month.
12. Interfax: PMI in Russian manufacturing climbs to 52.6 in Nov, highest since July 2017 – IHS Markit.
13. Russia Insider: Russia Says No to GMO, Becomes World’s Biggest Exporter of non-GMO Food. Russian TV overviews Russia’s astounding agriculture boom and its burgeoning exports.
14. Financial Times: Factory demise symbolises rot at core of Russian economy. Chronic under-investment, sanctions and lack of reform hold back wages and growth.
15. www.rt.com: US sanctions & protectionism strengthen bonds between Russia and China.
16. Paul Goble: Moscow Said Using Polls to Prepare Russians for Giving the Kuriles Back to Japan.
17. Valdai Discussion Club: Timofei Bordachev, Scaling Down Ambitions? G20 Agenda Evolves from Global Governance to Bilateral Consultations.
18. TASS: Kommersant: US persuades EU, NATO allies that Russia is ‘violating’ INF.
19. RFE/RL: Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile.
20. Interfax: Peskov says Russia not obstructing Ukrainian ships’ passage through Kerch Strait.
21. TASS: Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Washington pushes Kiev towards war with Russia.
22. Russia Matters: RM Picks: What to Read on the Kerch Strait Crisis.
23. Intellinews.com: Ben Aris, Putin threatens to “continue the war” in Ukraine until government changed.
24. The New Kremlin Stooge: Mark Chapman, The Bathtub Navy’s Christmas Vacation.
25. Vesti.ru: Poroshenko’s Mad Gambit Failed! Russia Demonstrated Restraint With Gunboats; Means No New Martyrs!
26. The Blog Mire: Rob Slane, As Dead as a Doornail Handle. (re Skripals)
27. Atlantic Council: Peter Dickinson, From the Azov Sea to Washington DC: How Russophobia Became Russia’s Leading Export.
28. www.rt.com: Nearly half of Russians don’t like Trump – poll.
29. Washington Post: Moscow looks back with nostalgia: Bush was a steady hand while Soviet Union collapsed.
30. Financial Times: Putin official confirms Cohen contacted Kremlin over Trump Tower Moscow. Spokesman says Trump’s former lawyer sought help about potential Moscow property project.
31. Facebook: Fred Weir, Trump World Tower in Moscow story.
32. https://gilbertdoctorow.com: Gilbert Doctorow, Is the Kremlin meddling in US presidential politics? Yes, here and now.
33. Foxnews.com: Mark Penn, The Mueller investigation has come up empty on Russia — You won’t believe what’s coming next.
34. PJ Media: Roger Simon, The Russia Probe Has Nothing to Do with Russia.
35. Russia Reviewed: A BRIEF REVIEW OF “SHE’S IN RUSSIA.” (podcast)