RUSSIA & UKRAINE: JRL 2015-#41 table of contents with links :: Monday 2 March 2015

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Johnson’s Russia List JRL 2015-#41 :: Monday 2 March 2015
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1. Paul Goble: First Putin Marginalizes His Critics, Then He Kills Them, and Then He Shifts the Blame.

2. The Sunday Times (UK): Edward Lucas, My friend charted the looting of a nation; his death is a warning to all Russians.

3. New York Times: Masha Gessen, Russia’s Army of Avengers.

4. The National Review: Tom Rogan, The Nemtsov Murder and the FSB.

5. The Economist: Boris Nemtsov Liberal martyr. Russia’s rising political hatred claims a victim: a scrupulously honest reformist leader.

6. The Daily Telegraph (UK): Ben Judah, Boris Nemtsov murder: Putin now governs mostly through terror and propaganda. Any plot against Boris Nemtsov would have been known by the Kremlin. Putin either killed him or tolerated his death

7. The New Yorker: Masha Lipman, A March of Mourning for Boris Nemtsov.

8. Moscow Times editorial: Nemtsov Murder Corners Kremlin.

9. RFE/RL: Nemtsov: Kremlin-Watchers Find Eerie Parallel In An 80-Year-Old Murder.

10. Nemtsov killing: A chilling historical parallel? Karen Dawisha asks if there’s a parallel to famous murder of Stalin’s rival in the 1930s.

11. Paul Goble: Putin’s Russia between the Reichstag Fire and the Kirov Murder.

12. Washingon Post: Fred Hiatt, With Boris Nemtsov’s murder, Russians lose a champion of democracy.

13. RFE/RL: Boris Nemtsov: ‘We Must Free Russia From Putin’

14. Anna Nemtsova, LETTER FROM MOSCOW. The Sad Irony in Boris Nemtsov’s Murder. He never hid behind anyone’s back.

15. The New Yorker: Joshua Yaffa, Assassination in Moscow.

16. The New York Review of Books: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, My Fellow Prisoners.

17. Kyiv Post: Bernard-Henri Levy, In Boris Nemtsov’s death, opposition to Vladimir Putin finds new life.

18. Wall Street Journal: Garry Kasparov, Putin’s Culture of Fear and Death. Boris Nemtsov threw his big body, big voice and big heart into the uphill battle to keep democracy alive in Russia.

19. Reuters: Hopes for peaceful Russian transition fade with Nemtsov: Kasparov.

20. Bloomberg editorial: Nemtsov’s Murder Defines Putin’s Russia.

21. The Interpreter: Catherine A. Fitzpatrick, Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov.

22. Financial Times: Sergei Guriev, How the Kremlin benefits from Boris Nemtsov’s death.

23. Wall Street Journal: Boris Nemtsov’s Career Traces Arc of Russia’s Dimmed Hopes for Democracy.

24. New York Times Magazine: Julia Ioffe, After Boris Nemtsov’s Assassination, ‘There Are No Longer Any Limits’

25. Mark Galeotti, Nemtsov’s Murder and Three Other Deaths.

26. Moscow Times: Georgy Bovt, Counting the Cost of Nemtsov’s Death.

27. Leon Aron, My Friend Boris. Russia’s passionate opposition leader led a very full life, politically and otherwise. And his legacy will likely be just as rich – and just as powerful — in death.

28. Jack Matlock, Is Nemtsov’s Murder a Replay of Kirov’s?

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