RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2018-65 :: Tuesday, 10 April 2018
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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2018-#65
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
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1. RFE/RL: Russia Faces ‘100 Years Of Solitude’ (Or More), Putin Aide Says. (Vladislav Surkov)
2. Rossiyskaya Gazeta: Pundit views ‘global context’ of deterioration in Russia-West relations. (Fyodor Lukyanov)
3. TASS: Russia can’t grasp US intentions, which hinders talks, says diplomat.
4. www.rt.com: ‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings global chaos & has no real friends, says Russia’s UN envoy.
5. Russia Beyond: What do Russians think about legalizing guns in the Motherland? [rbth.com/lifestyle/328013-legalize-guns-russia]
6. Russiafeed.com: Paul Goncharoff, A guide to marketing in today’s fast-changing Russia. The magical allure of “Imported” is quickly losing its sparkle in Russia.
7. TASS: West’s sanctions force Russia to manage its wealth wisely, says Kurchatov Institute chief.
8. Intellinews.com: Ben Aris, Buy the panic: analysts mark Russia’s stock market up to buy.
9. Reuters: ‘Russia in the doldrums?’: new U.S. sanctions to weigh on recovery.
10. Interfax: Kudrin notes stability of Russian financial market Tuesday after Monday’s crash.
11. Moscow Times: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Can Weather U.S. Sanctions, Economic Development Minister Says.
12. RFE/RL: Ruble Falls Further, Russian Officials Seek To Calm Nerves.
13. Vesti.ru: Medvedev: US Sanctions Are Unacceptable and Illegitimate, Moscow Will Respond. [vesti.ru/doc.html?id=3005425&cid=4441]
14. Bloomberg: Russia Retaliation for Sanctions Could Hit U.S. Companies.
15. The Unz Review: Anatoly Karlin, How Can Russia Hurt the US? [Text with links unz.com/akarlin/how-can-russia-hurt-the-us/]
16. Bloomberg: Leonid Bershidsky, Why the U.S. Targeted This Russian Oligarch. The billionaire Oleg Deripaska is no Putin crony, but he helps flood the U.S. with imported aluminum.
17. Wall Street Journal: Fresh Russian Sanctions Snare Some Western Firms.
18. NBCNews.com: Trump officials can’t agree whether U.S. has hit Russia ‘where it hurts.’ A top NSA official says no, while Trump’s chief cyber adviser says yes.
19. Moscow Times: To Avert U.S. Retaliation, Russia Proposes Inspection of Syria Attack Site.
20. Sic Semper Tyrannis: W. Patrick Lang, An appeal to James Mattis. [Text with comments turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2018/04/an-appeal-to-james-mattis.html]
21. Indian Punchline: M.K. Bhadrakumar, Moscow warns Trump against attack on Syria.
22. http://theduran.com: Alexander Mercouris, Russia controls Douma, guarantees impartial investigation; that makes US attack MORE likely. US likely to launch strike because with Russia controlling Douma it risks losing control of the narrative. [Text with links theduran.com/russia-controls-douma-guarantees-impartial-investigation-us-attack-more-likely/]
23. www.rt.com: No doubt Douma ‘chemical attack’ staged, OPCW must investigate on ground in Syria – Russia UN envoy.
24. www.rt.com: Duma defense chief says Russia may respond with military force to US strike on Syria.
25. The National Interest: Dave Majumdar, Here Is How Russia and America Could Go to War in Syria.
26. Dances With Bears: John Helmer, GOOD FRIDAY, RESURRECTION SUNDAY – RUSSIA’S NEW WAR CABINET TO BE HEADED BY SERGEI SOBYANIN. [Text with photo, charts, links, and footnotes johnhelmer.org/?p=17683#more-17683]
27. Washington Times: Edward Lozansky, The Urgent Need for a U.S. – Russia Summit.
28. Rethinking Russia: Pavel Viktorov and Alexander Sheffner, The Paradoxes of the Russian Defense Ministry’s ‘Soft Power’
29. Valdai Discussion Club: FYODOR LUKYANOV: OLD WORLD SYSTEM IS SHATTERED, RUSSIA AND IRAN MUST WORK TO BUILD A NEW ONE.
30. Antiwar.com: Sheldon Richman, Who’s Afraid of Russian Propaganda? original.antiwar.com/srichman/2018/04/09/whos-afraid-of-russian-propaganda/
31. www.academic.edu: Ivan Katchanovski, Shooting of Maidan Protesters from Maidan-Controlled Locations: Video Appendix C.
32. Russia Matters: Kevin Doyle, Team Trump on Russia: John Bolton’s Views. [Full text russiamatters.org/analysis/team-trump-russia-john-boltons-views]
33. Foreignpolicy.com: Amie Ferris-Rotman, Putin’s War on Women.