Bulletin No. 16 (56) 2020

Dear friends,

We are pleased to announce the publication of our the last bulletin before the August vacation: Bulletin No. 16 (56) 2020.

In accordance with tradition, this is one of two bulletins every year that we make freely available to all.

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Table of Contents

Risks Rise For Nord Stream
     US Government Competes With Itself On Sanctions 
     Russia To Finish Pipeline On Its Own

Countering The Protests In Khabarovsk
     Degtyaryov Who? 
     Kremlin vs. Liberal Democrats 
    Trutnev’s Role 
    Moscow Against The Regions 

Russia Wants to Win The Coronavirus Vaccine Race
     Develop But Spy 
     Russia’s Domestic Vaccine Race 

In Brief 
(i) Moving The Goal Posts
(ii) No Jobs, No Savings — But Satisfied


R.Politik is on holiday in August. The next bulletin is published on 8 September, 2020.We are also excited to announce the launch of a new English-language Telegram channel — @rpolitik — where we will cover news and provide analysis on the most important events and issues in Russian politics. If you follow Russia, our channel will be your main guide to what is really going on. Be sure to subscribe, share posts, and tell your friends!

Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya

Editing: Howard Amos, Ben Tavener



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