RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-59 :: Monday, 25 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-58 :: Friday, 24 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-57 :: Thursday, 23 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-56 :: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-55 :: Tuesday, 21 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-54 :: Monday, 20 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-53 :: Friday, 17 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-52 :: Thursday, 16 March 2017

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Hitler’s Anschluss and Putin’s – Similarities and Differences

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(Paul Goble – Window on Eurasia – Staunton, March 13, 2017) Seventy-nine years ago today, Adolf Hitler issued the law on the unification of Austria and Germany, an event subsequently known as the Anschluss, and one that both resembles and differs from what Vladimir Putin did in the case of Ukraine’s Crimea, according to two Ukrainian experts. Yuri Shapovalov, a […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-51 :: Wednesday, 16 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-50 :: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-49 :: Monday, 13 March 2017

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NEWSLINK: “Yatsenyuk on BBC Hardtalk: ‘Ukraine has lots of lunatics in politics'” – Kyiv Post/Denys Krasnikov

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“Ukraine’s ex-Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has made an appearance on the BBC Hardtalk show hosted by Stephen Sackur. Yatsenyuk, who left the prime minister office nearly a year ago in April 2016 and was replaced by Volodymyr Groysman, followed other top Ukrainian politicians who appeared on Hardtalk in recent years, namely President Petro Poroshenko, ex-Odesa governor Mikheil Saakashvili and Kyiv […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-48 :: Friday, 10 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-47 :: Tuesday, 7 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-46 :: Monday, 6 March 2017

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NEWSWATCH: “Kyiv Post Editorial: Russia’s War Against Ukraine: Borders Harden”

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“After three years of war, the Russians are hardening their stance towards Ukraine. Without a stronger response from the West and Ukraine’s leaders, Ukraine stands to forever lose parts of the eastern Donbas now under Russian-separatist control. … amount[ing] to 2.5 percent of Ukraine’s territory or 15,341 square kilometers. The Russian side has begun a campaign to nationalize Ukrainian businesses […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-45 :: Friday, 3 March 2017

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NBU head says Donbas blockade, if prolonged, to result in Ukrainian GDP growth limited to 1.5%

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KYIV. March 2 (Interfax) – The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) predicts that the Donbas blockade, if lifted shortly, will have only a minor negative impact on the country’s gross domestic product and balance of payments, NBU governor Valeriya Hontareva said. However, any continued existence of today’s situation during a long time will lead to a complete collapse in production […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-44 :: Thursday, 2 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-43 :: Wednesday, 1 March 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-42 :: Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-41 :: Monday, 27 February 2017

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Why Everybody Suddenly Has a Ukraine Plan

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(Bloomberg – bloomberg.com – Leonid Bershidsky – February 27, 2017) Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon.ru. Andrii Artemenko, a little-known Ukrainian populist lawmaker, became a name in the U.S. after The New York Times reported he’s worked with Donald Trump confidantes on a […]

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Everyone Seems To Have A Peace Plan For Ukraine

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(RFE/RL – rferl.org – Christopher Miller – February 23, 2017) KYIV — It seems that peace plans for Ukraine are everywhere these days. Amid a recent surge in violence in eastern Ukraine and yet another failed cease-fire in the nearly 3-year-old conflict are a wave of new proposals to bring peace to the crisis-stricken nation — and from some unexpected […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-40 :: Friday, 24 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-39 :: Thursday, 23 February 2017

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NEWSWATCH: “Why Ukraine Is Dying A Slow Death (Literally)” – The National Interest/Nolan Peterson/Daily Signal

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“Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported … underscoring a demographic trend that began after the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and which threatens to derail the country’s political and economic development. ‘This is a serious problem for the country,’ Alex Ryabchyn, a member of Ukraine’s parliament, told The Daily […]

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NEWSLINK: “Russian media release text of Yanukovych’s letter to Trump” – Kyiv Post/Euan MacDonald, Olga Rudenko

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“Editor’s Note: Russian media on Feb. 22 released the text of a letter allegedly sent by the ousted former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to U.S. President Donald Trump. Yanukovych claimed that he had sent letters to Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview published on Feb. 22 by German weekly […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-38 :: Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-37 :: Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-36 :: Monday, 20 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-35 :: Friday, 17 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-34 :: Thursday, 16 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-33 :: Wednesday, 15 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-32 :: Tuesday, 14 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-31 :: Friday, 10 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-30 :: Thursday, 9 February 2017

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Re: Findings of Bipartisan Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia

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Subject: Findings of Bipartisan Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 From: Andrew S. Weiss <RussiaEurasiaProgram@carnegieendowment.org> http://carnegieendowment.org/specialprojects/TaskForceonUSPolicyToward RussiaUkraineandEurasia/ Dear Colleague, The breakdown in U.S.-Russia relations in the wake of the Ukraine crisis threatens the entire post-Cold War transatlantic security order. As the new administration prepares to reengage with Moscow, what principles should […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-29 :: Wednesday, 8 February 2017

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NEWSLINK: “Kiev Is Fueling the War in Eastern Ukraine, Too; A muted White House isn’t just emboldening the Kremlin — it’s inciting the politics of war throughout Ukraine.” – Foreign Policy Magazine/ISAAC WEBB

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“… Beginning Jan. 29, rockets rained down on residential and military positions along the front line, killing civilians and soldiers alike. One 60-year-old woman was killed in separatist shelling as she walked from her home to a nearby market; a 24-year-old medic was killed when a shell exploded next to the ambulance she was driving. The fighting decimated local water […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-28 :: Tuesday, 7 February 2017

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-27 :: Monday, 6 February 2017

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NEWSWATCH: “Trump-Putin ties now seen as key to peace in eastern Ukraine” – CNBC/Silvia Amaro

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“Escalating violence in eastern Ukraine … has underlined the importance … Trump now plays in the region … promising to restore peace after a phone call with … Poroshenko. Trump has signaled his intent to have a closer relationship with Russia and … Putin. And with an open line of communication with Poroshenko, Trump could well prove … instrumental. * […]

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NEWSLINK: “Losing everything in Avdiivka; As violence escalates in Eastern Ukraine front, one family copes with losing their livelihood in the shelling.” – Al Jazeera/Christian Borys

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“… Somewhere in that direction is the heavy gun that fired the shell which destroyed everything for which he had worked. The sounds of the intense fighting in that direction are still audible …. ‘That poor old man,’ says his 71-year-old wife …. ‘He worked his whole life for his family, and now it’s all gone.’ …. * * * […]

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NEWSLINK: “TODAY’S FEAR-MONGERING” – Irrussianality/Paul Robinson

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“Doug Saunders of the Globe and Mail newspaper writes some good op-eds. But like a lot of commentators he seems to go completely off the rails when the subject of Russia comes up. His latest piece entitled ‘Is Putin scoring political goals on an empty net?’ had me spluttering over my breakfast cereal this morning, and merits a detailed response.”

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-26 :: Friday, 3 February 2017

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TRANSCRIPT: [Putin at] Joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (excerpt re Ukraine)

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(Kremlin.ru – February 2, 2017) Question: I have a question about Ukraine. Mr President, your position on the conflict in Donbass is known. I would like you to clarify the following: why did this flare-up occur at this particular moment? Since we are in Hungary, I would like to ask Mr Orban the following question: What do you think about […]

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Russia has not recognized DPR, LPR passports – Peskov

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MOSCOW. Feb 3 (Interfax) – Russia has not officially recognized the passports of people who live on the territory of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics, there are specific humanitarian actions by the local authorities and companies, Russian presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov said. During a meeting with journalists on Friday, Peskov was asked to comment on a report that the passports […]

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RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-25 :: Thursday, 2 February 2017

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