Russia Wary of Davos and Bitcoin

In the sixty-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Parlamentskaya Gazeta. He discusses the rising tensions in the Donbas related to the new legislation passed by the Ukrainian Parliament. In addition, he examines the Russian views of the Turkish intervention against the Kurds in Syria. Lastly, he discusses Russia’s participation in this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos and the Russian attitude toward bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Do not miss this exclusive edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor!

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Show Notes

Kommersant  – January 19, 2018

Nezavisimaya Gazeta – January 22, 2018

RBK – January 23, 2018

Parlamentskaya Gazeta – January 19, 2018

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  1. CuChulainn says:

    the recent juvenile but alarming book by senior NATO General ret. Richard Shirreff seems to make the case that NATO can defeat Russia by attacking its nuclear launch capabilities.

  2. I feel very sorry for the Ukrainian people. They have to cope with this Poroshenko slob who is destroying them.

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