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

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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. 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. 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. How Russia sees Ukraine conflict. (Interview with Russian journalist Ilya Barabanov)
13. Robert Parry, The Powerful ‘Group Think’ on Ukraine.
14. Robert Bensh, Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic Disaster.
15. 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. Ukraine’s secret weapon: Funding from the country’s millionaires.
18. In essential speech, Ukrainian MP Viktoria Shilova demands Poroshenko government to stop the civil war, leaks actual number of war casualties.
19. Mark Adomanis, Russia’s Total Fertility Rate Is Rapidly Converging With America’s.
20. 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. Joshua Kucera, Putin: We’re Not Going To Block U.S. Military Transit.
23. Interview with a Militiaman – Part 1.

Map of Ukraine, Including Crimea, and Neighbors, Including Russia Map of Commonwealth of Independent States, European Portion