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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2020-#213 :: Saturday, 28 November 2020
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1. https://echosiberia.medium.com: Sarah Lindemann-Komarova, COVID Second Wave in Siberia: “Who By Fire”
https://echosiberia.medium.com/covid-second-wave-in-siberia-who-by-fire-b407b8d86dd3
2. CBC (Canada): Chris Brown, Russia says its COVID vaccine is 95% effective. So why is there still Western resistance to it? Despite issues about transparency, Russia’s vaccine appears to work well, say experts.
3. rt.com: Covid-19-driven recession may see Russian economy contract by 4.5% & a million plunged into poverty, says finance guru Kudrin – rt.com/russia/508100-covid19-recession-economy-poverty/
4. The Barents Observer (Norway): Top official: This is what Arctic climate change will cost Russia. Direct damage on buildings and infrastructure will be up to €99 billion, says Deputy Minister of the Far East and Arctic Aleksandr Krutikov.
5. Moscow Times: Russia to Close Down Barents Region’s Biggest Air Polluter.
6. rt.com: Russia working on MASSIVE oil project to boost country’s position in Arctic.
7. Reuters: Russia’s Nord Stream 2 to resume pipe-laying work this year.
8. Russia Beyond: Migrant outflow is BAD news for Russia … or is it? – rbth.com/business/333056-migrants-work-russia-economy
9. Irrussianality: Paul Robinson, THE RUSSIAN BREXIT PLOT THAT WASN’T – irrussianality.wordpress.com/2020/11/26/the-russian-brexit-plot-that-wasnt/
10. Wall Street Journal: Russia’s Role in Enforcing Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh Stirs Hopes, Bitterness. As part of the Armenia-Azerbaijan peace deal, Russia will deploy around 2,000 troops to the region for at least the next five years.
11. AFP: Karabakh Rivals Adjust to Life Along New Borders.
12. Awful Avalanche: Back To Karabakh, Nightmares And Illusions – Part IV – awfulavalanche.wordpress.com/2020/11/27/back-to-karabakh-nightmares-and-illusions-part-iv/
13. rt.com: Lukashenko drops bombshell by announcing intention to leave Belarusian presidency once new constitution is adopted.
14. rt.com: Paul Robinson, Driving Russia further into China’s arms: Incidents like ‘John McCain’ warship incursion near Vladivostok counterproductive for US – rt.com/russia/507980-us-warship-incursion-china/
15. Antiwar.com: Johanna Ross, Biden Proclaims ‘America Is Back’ as the US Makes Provocations on Russia’s Borders. The incoming president’s words have coincided with several military maneuvers targeting Russia this week. – original.antiwar.com/Johanna_Ross/2020/11/27/biden-proclaims-america-is-back-as-the-us-makes-provocations-on-russias-borders/
16. Reuters: Biden urged to extend U.S.-Russia arms treaty for full 5 years without conditions.
17. rt.com: Kit Klarenberg, Ex-Moscow high-roller & yarn-spinner-supreme Bill Browder now claims Russians tricked a British bank into closing his account – rt.com/russia/507879-bill-browder-bank-account-closure-kremlin/
18. rt.com: READ: From hormone treatment to punishment in solitary, Maria Butina’s book lays bare her US prison horror and what she saw there – rt.com/russia/507910-maria-butina-prison-book-journal/

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