RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2019-1 :: Wednesday, 2 January 2019
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1. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY.
2. TASS: Climate change? Russian meteorologist says 2019 may turn out as warmest year on record.
3. Kremlin.ru: New Year Address to the Nation.
4. Moscowexile: On New Year’s Eve, TV channel “Rain” showed a speech made by Akhedzhakova instead of Putin’s speech.
5. Paul Goble: 19 Events — Almost Certain to Occur — Russians Will Be Talking About in 2019.
6. Forbes.com: Kenneth Rapoza, Russians Start Off 2019 Less Confident In Everything.
8. http://theduran.com; Will Vladimir Putin remain as Russian President past 2024? (Video) (with Alexander Mercouris) [Video: theduran.com/will-vladimir-putin-remain-as-russian-president-past-2024-video/]
9. Financial Times: Russia’s business elite seeks to play down Putin links. Threat of US sanctions poses dilemma for those with Kremlin connections.
10. ABC News (Australia): The rise of Russia’s oligarchs – and their bid for legitimacy.
11. Paul Goble: Only Three Percent of Young Russians Want to Work in Private Sector, Study Finds.
12. www.rt.com: Russia’s $75 trillion in resources is why sanctions are impossible.
13. Reuters: Russian oil output reaches record high in 2018.
14. RFE/RL: WADA ‘Bitterly Disappointed’ At Russian Failure To Meet Anti-Doping Deadline.
15. Reuters: Putin tells Trump that Moscow is open for dialogue.
16. Washington Post: Samuel Ramani, Here’s why Russia keeps hosting Afghanistan peace talks that will almost certainly fail.
17. Awful Avalanche: England – Russia, an Old Partnership – Part I. [awfulavalanche.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/england-russia-an-old-partnership-part-i/]
18. Russia Beyond: 5 Russian movies of 2018 you shouldn’t miss. [rbth.com/arts/329804-best-russian-movies-2018]
19. Russia Reviewed: ZHURNAL’NY ZAL (http://magazines.russ.ru) [russiareviewed.wordpress.com/2019/01/02/russia-reviewed-monthly-january-2019/]
20. Interfax Ukraine: Poll: Ukrainians having best attitude toward Germany, Belarus, worst – toward Russia.
21. Forward: Michael Colborne, Why Does No One Care That Neo-Nazis Are Gaining Power In Ukraine?
22. Kyiv Post: Ukrainians march to mark 110th birthday of Stepan Bandera (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
23. New York Times: As Ukraine and Russia Battle Over Orthodoxy, Schism Looms.
24. www.strategic-culture.org: Eric Zuesse, MH17 Turnabout: Ukraine’s Guilt Now Proven. (excerpt)
25. Twitter: Michael McFaul, Arrest of American in Moscow.
26. Facebook: Fred Weir and others, Arrest of American in Moscow.
27. Washington Times: Rowan Scarborough, Dossier fails the test of time; Trump-Russia collusion claims now called ‘likely false’
28. Wall Street Journal: Holman Jenkins, Mueller’s Report Will Be a Bore. The real truth about 2016 will be found in the declassified doings of the FBI and CIA.