RUSSIA & UKRAINE: JRL 2015-#46 table of contents with links :: Sunday 8 March 2015

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Johnson’s Russia List JRL 2015-#46 :: Sunday 8 March 2015
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1. Russia Direct: Legvold and Trenin: How to fix the US-Russian relationship. At a recent symposium hosted by Tufts University, two leading Russia experts – Robert Legvold and Dmitri Trenin – discussed the future of the U.S.-Russia relationship and what it will take to solve the Ukrainian crisis.
2. Der Spiegel: Breedlove’s Bellicosity. Berlin Alarmed by Aggressive NATO Stance on Ukraine.
3. Facebook: Ivan Katchanovski, Breedlove.
4. Reuters: EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions.
5. Reuters: International focus turns to bolstering Ukraine ceasefire.
6. Pietro A. Shakarian, Equalization and Dehumanization in Eastern Ukraine.
7. Radoslaw Rzehak, Ukraine suffering the world doesn’t see.
8. The Atlantic Council of Canada: Culpability and the Path Forward in Ukraine: Perspectives from a Symposium.
9. Business New Europe: Fallen heroes replaced by unlikely new ones in turbulent post-revolution Ukraine. One year after the Ukrainian revolution, a Soviet-era prosecutor is becoming a hero of the post-revolutionary camp, while Maidan heroes fall by the wayside.
10. The Motley Fool: War in Ukraine: Is America Covertly Supplying Weapons?
11. AP: Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis.
12. Bloomberg: Leonid Bershidsky, Ukraine’s Economy Is Worse Than It Looks.
13. AFP: Sweetening gloomy Russia, one chocolate bar at a time.
14. Business New Europe: Ben Aris, Has the Russian equity market turned the corner? So far in 2015 Russia has been one of the best performing equity markets, up 15% year-to-date, following three straight weeks of inflows following the Minsk II ceasefire agreement signed in February.
15. Tatyana Stanovaya, Russia and Ukraine: On the verge of a new gas war?
16. Reuters: Two charged with Nemtsov killing include Chechen officer: report.
17. 5 suspects arrested over Nemtsov murder, 1 ‘confessed’ – court.
18. The Vineyard of the Saker: Could there be a grain of truth in the Ukrainian propaganda?
19. Novaya Gazeta: Analysts dissect Ukraine’s data on Russian military fighting in Donbass – paper.


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