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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2019-#191 :: Friday, 22 November 2019
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1. Twitter: Artyom Lukin and Bryan MacDonald, Student fears.
2. Russia Beyond: Oleg Yegorov, OPINION: Russians are massive freeloaders. But that’s OK. – rbth.com/lifestyle/331315-russians-khalyava
3. Moscow Times: Be Kinder, Think Tank Tells Pro-Putin Leaders Ahead of Vote.
4. TASS: Izvestia: Three recipes for boosting Russia’s economy.
5. Intellinews.com: Ben Aris, Build build build: Russia’s national projects get underway.
6. Vesti.ru: Putin’s Plan is Working. Unemployment Hits Record Low With Inflation Curbed DESPITE Sanctions – vesti.ru/doc.html?id=3212738&cid=4441
7. Intellinews.com: Putin says humanity will end up in caves if it abandons hydrocarbons.
8. Kremlin.ru: Russia Calling! Investment Forum. (transcript concluded) – en.kremlin.ru/events/president/transcripts/62073
9. Meduza: The Duma’s vice speaker compared Russia’s new foreign agent law to the law that supported Maria Butina’s conviction in the U.S. He was wrong.
10. Moscow Times: Russian Bank Execs Vow to Fight ‘Lord Dollar-de-Mort’ in Harry Potter Cosplay.
11. www.rt.com: US ‘shot itself in the foot’ by sanctioning us, Putin says amid reports that Russia has become ‘bulletproof’ for investors – rt.com/business/473931-putin-russia-us-sanctions-forbes/
12. RIA Novosti: Over half of cyber-attacks on Russia come from US, deputy says.
13. Interfax: Russia should continue strengthening, developing its political potential in coming 10 years – Putin.
14. TASS: It is important for Russia to forecast changes after INF Treaty’s collapse – Putin.
15. Russia Observer: Patrick Armstrong, RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 21 NOVEMBER 2019 – patrickarmstrong.ca/2019/11/21/russian-federation-sitrep-21-november-2019/
16. Wall Street Journal: ‘Citizen K’ Review: From Oligarch to Activist. Alex Gibney’s documentary tells the story of Mikhail Khodorkovsky alongside that of another Russian much more familiar to American audiences: Vladimir Putin.
17. Russian International Affairs Council: Andrey Kortunov, Every Generation Has its Own Wall – russiancouncil.ru/en/analytics-and-comments/analytics/every-generation-has-its-own-wall/
18. Daily Beast: Fiona Hill’s Book Lands in Amazon Top 100 After Impeachment Inquiry Hearing.
19. Brookings Institution: Fiona Hill’s writings.
20. New York Times (February 4 2013): Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy, [From 2013:] Dealing With the Real Putin.
21. Washington Post (February 5, 2015): Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy, [From 2015:] How aiding the Ukrainian military could push Putin into a regional war.
22. The New Yorker: John Cassidy, The Extraordinary Impeachment Testimony of Fiona Hill.
23. Washington Post editorial: Fiona Hill shreds the Republicans’ false narrative about Ukraine.
24. Politico.com (January 11, 2017): Kenneth Vogel and David Stern, [From 2017:] Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire. Kiev officials are scrambling to make amends with the president-elect after quietly working to boost Clinton.
25. The Epoch Times: Witnesses Confirm Reports by Journalist Frequently Cited in Impeachment Probe – theepochtimes.com/witnesses-confirm-reports-by-journalist-frequently-cited-in-impeachment-probe_3152338.htm
26. https://johnsolomonreports.com: John Solomon, Responding to Lt. Col. Vindman about my Ukraine columns…with the facts.
27. Twitter: Michael McFaul, Impeachment hearings summary.
28. Washington Post: Henry Olsen, Impeachment witnesses keep leaning hard on Ukraine policy. That’s wrong.
29. Christian Science Monitor: Fred Weir, Ukraine in play: How Chinese investments change the game. Ukraine has been held up in impeachment hearings as a critical U.S. ally. But its industry is ailing. And with the West showing little interest in helping, China has stepped in – and could reshape Ukraine’s allegiances.
30. AFP: Ukraine protesters demand no ‘capitulation’ to Russia.
31. Foreign Affairs: Steven Pifer, How to End the War in Ukraine. What an American-Led Peace Plan Should Look Like.
32. Russian and Eurasian Politics: Gordon Hahn, Fables of Ignatius. (re Ukraine)
33. The Unz Review: The Saker, Can Russia (Or Iran) Survive Without China? – unz.com/tsaker/can-russia-or-iran-survive-without-china/

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