RUSSIA & UKRAINE: JRL 2014-#180 table of contents with links :: Tuesday 19 August 2014

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Johnson’s Russia List
JRL 2014-#180 :: Tuesday 19 August 2014
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1. Foreign Affairs: John J. Mearsheimer, Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault: The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin.
2. Huffingtonpost.com: Russia Has Already Invaded Ukraine: Strobe Talbott.
3. Moscow Times: Natalia Antonova, Kiev Must Show Compassion to Eastern Ukraine.
4. The Guardian: Shaun Walker, Moscow and Kiev may both need a deal over Ukraine soon.
5. ITAR-TASS: Ukraine plans to enter EU, NATO – Turchynov.
6. ITAR-TASS: Business needs to put forward issue of Ukraine deescalation – Chubais.
7. www.foreignaffairs.com: Ely Ratner and Elizabeth Rosenberg, Pointless Punishment. How the Sanctions on Russia Will Hurt Asia.
8. ITAR-TASS: Russian Prime Minister hopes Russian sanctions won’t last very long.
9. Moscow Times: Robert Person, Ukraine’s Parliament Risks a Yeltsin Moment.
10. Center on Global Interests: Ukraine Briefing: The View from Odessa. (Nicolai Petro)
11. Center on Global Interests: Nikolai Zlobin, War in Ukraine: the Failure of International Institutions in the Face of Prolonged Imperial Collapse.
12. CNN.com: How Russia sees Ukraine conflict. (Interview with Russian journalist Ilya Barabanov)
13. http://consortiumnews.com: Robert Parry, The Powerful ‘Group Think’ on Ukraine.
14. Oilprice.com: Robert Bensh, Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic Disaster.
15. www.rt.com: Kiev must publish record of MH17 communications with traffic control – Russia.
16. World Socialist Web Site: Why have the media and Obama administration gone silent on MH17?
17. CNN.com: Ukraine’s secret weapon: Funding from the country’s millionaires.
18. http://professorsblogg.com: In essential speech, Ukrainian MP Viktoria Shilova demands Poroshenko government to stop the civil war, leaks actual number of war casualties.
19. Forbes.com: Mark Adomanis, Russia’s Total Fertility Rate Is Rapidly Converging With America’s.
20. http://therealnews.com: Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise. (interview with Aleksandr Buzgalin)
21. Valdai Discussion Club: Yevgeny Minchenko, Regional Elections in Russia: Interesting, Even Without Credible Opposition.
22. Eurasianet.org: Joshua Kucera, Putin: We’re Not Going To Block U.S. Military Transit.
23. http://slavyangrad.org: Interview with a Militiaman – Part 1.

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