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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2021-#152 :: Friday, 30 July 2021
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1. Bloomberg: Russia’s Global Vaccine Ambitions Stumble During Supply Shortage
2. TASS: Russia reports over 23,500 daily COVID-19 cases — crisis center –
3. The Spectator (UK): Matthew Luxmore, Ella Pamfilova and the dismantling of Russia’s democracy
4. Russia is becoming ‘fascist’ state due to political ‘repression’ & ‘cannibalistic’ reforms, veteran Communist leader tells Putin –
5. Paul Goble: Nostalgia for Soviet Times Doesn’t Extend Beyond Elites to Most Russians, Especially Those under 35, Makarkin Says.
6. Intellinews: Russia’s GDP catches up with pre-COVID level
7. Intellinews: Yukos shareholders claim $5bn appeal award from Russia
8. Russia rejects Dutch court ruling to hand $5 BILLION of taxpayers’ cash to ex-oligarchs over collapse of Yukos oil & gas empire –
9. RFE/RL: In Blacklisting A U.S. College, Russia Shutters A Program That Bridged An International Divide.
10. TASS: Sports world tired of politicized pressure on Russian athletes, foreign intelligence chief –
11. ‘You need to learn how to lose’: ROC throw scathing shade at ‘sore losers’ & ‘Western propaganda’ at Tokyo 2020 –
12. TASS: Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Republican Senators pressing Biden to stop Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.
13. Russia Matters: Jeffrey Mankoff, Be Careful What You Wish For: Russia, China and Afghanistan after the Withdrawal
14. Russian International Affairs Council: Andrey Chuprygin, Russia in Libya and the Mediterranean –
15. Modern Diplomacy: Uran Botobekov, Russia’s ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia Amid the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan
16. TASS: Global experts suggest Kiev officially recognize Donbass as conflicting side –
17. New Cold War: Dmitriy Kovalevich, July Update: US-German deal over Ukraine and beyond: permission for Nord Stream in exchange for support of a neo-Nazi concept in Eastern Europe –
18. RFE/RL: British Judge To Rule In October On Libel Case Over ‘Putin’s People’ Book.
20. TASS: Kommersant: Russia offers world community new path to combat cyber crimes.
21. Maitreya Bhakal, The United States is still far and away the single biggest hacker on the planet – Pegasus or no Pegasus –
22. Novaya Gazeta: Veteran opposition politician says ‘mafia state’ created in Russia. Interview with Yabloko party founder Grigory Yavlinsky –

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