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JRL 2003 - July

     JRL #7271 ~ July 31, 2003
Moscow Hotel  •  Islam, Public Attitudes  •  Economy, Bread Price  •  TV1 Review: News Summary  •  Privatization Revision  •  YUKOS Probe, Motives, Repercussions  •  YUKOS Probe, Politics  •  Politics, Left  •  YUKOS Probe, Politics  •  YUKOS Probe, Repercussions  •  Oligarchs  •  Shtshekotshichin Obituary  •  Vladivostok Corruption  •  Anti-Semitism  •  Euro & Dollar  •  Seniors, Pension Reform
 
     JRL #7270 ~ July 31, 2003
Abortion  •  IT Brain Drain  •  Chechnya, Senior Citizens  •  YUKOS Probe  •  Government Informants  •  Government Informants  •  Putin & Business  •  Privatization  •  U.S. & U.S.S.R., Burlatsky  •  Chechnya, Iraq  •  Education, Math Textbook  •  Chechnya, Election  •  Education, University Admission  •  Oligarchs
 
     JRL #7269 ~ July 30, 2003
Oligarchs, Taxes  •  Economy, Inflation  •  Russian Problems  •  Privatization Revision  •  Economy  •  Yukos Probe, Putin  •  Yukos Probe, Putin  •  Privatization Revision  •  Political Parties  •  Chechnya, Bombings  •  Far East, Chinese in Russia  •  Putin Ratings  •  Economy, Illarianov  •  Crime, Wealth
 
     JRL #7268 ~ July 27, 2003
YUKOS Probe Repercussions  •  Standard of Living, Housing, Utilities  •  Investment, Capital Flight  •  Literature, Bennett  •  Literature, Binyon on Pushkin  •  St. Petersburg Communal Housing  •  Crime, Mafia  •  Theater, Stalin  •  Oligarchs, Berezovsky  •  Oligarchs & Putin, Berezovsky Interview  •  Lenin, Communist Culture  •  Gorbachev & Iron Curtain Parkland  •  Art Museum, Antonova  •  U.S.-Ukraine Relations, Kuchma  •  Tennis, Kournikova Media Image
 
     JRL #7267 ~ July 27, 2003
Ten Years Later: Society, “Civil Society,” and the Russian State, by Alexander N. Domrin, from The Russian Review
 
     JRL #7266 ~ July 26, 2003
Oligarchs  •  YUKOS Probe, Kasyanov  •  Terrorism, Public Opinion  •  Terrorism, U.S.-Russian Relations  •  U.S. Visas, Vershbow  •  Romamovs  •  Museums & Business  •  Politics  •  Law, Privatization Litigation  •  Business, Oligarchs  •  Oligarchs Decline  •  YUKOS Probe, Repercussion, Investment  •  Caspian  •  Former Soviet States, Putin  •  Central Asia, U.S. Presence  •  Central Asia  •  Stalin, New Book
 
     JRL #7265 ~ July 25, 2003
Economy, Politics, YUKOS, Putin  •  Poverty, Capitalism  •  Free Speech, Literature  •  News Summary: TV1 Review  •  Gun Control  •  Chechnya War, Human Rights, War Crimes, Budanov  •  Chechnya War, Human Rights, War Crimes, Budanov  •  Farms  •  Yevtushenko  •  YUKOS Probe, Oligarchs & Government  •  Politician Vacations  •  Archaeology, Prehistoric Migration  •  Oligarch Film  •  Cuckoo Film  •  Ed Koch on White Collar Crime  •  Administrative Reform  •  Administrative Reform, Putin  •  Administrative Reform  •  Central Asia
 
     JRL #7264 ~ July 25, 2003
Reforms, Privatization, "Piratization"  •  Democracy & Putin  •  Problems of Post-Communism Magazine  •  Political Parties  •  Party Registration, Zhafyarov
 
     JRL #7263 ~ July 24, 2003
Oligarch Ultimatum  •  YUKOS Probe, Markets  •  YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS Probe, Oligarchs  •  Oligarch Pressure  •  YUKOS Probe Repercussions  •  Political Wealth  •  St. Basil's & Moscow Development  •  Moscow Hotel  •  Poverty  •  Oligarchs  •  Natural Gas, U.S.-Russian Trade  •  Art Lawsuit  •  U.S. Visas  •  Pasko Passport  •  Government, Law, Constitutional Court  •  Poetry  •  Alcohol, Drunk Driving  •  Religion, Mormons
 
     JRL #7262 ~ July 24, 2003
Cuisine, Borscht Recipe  •  Parliamentary Elections  •  State & Corporate Disputes  •  Oligarchs  •  Kyrgyzstan & Yeltsin  •  Soviet History, 1922 Exiled Intellectuals  •  Post-Soviet Anti-Russian Attitudes  •  Sutyagin Spy Case  •  Scientist Repression, FSB Spy Charges  •  YUKOS Probe, Khodorovsky Interview  •  YUKOS, Lebedev Imprisonment  •  Tajikistan, Russian Military, Afghans  •  Oil, Sakhalin  •  Chechnya Elections, Maskhadov  •  Privatization Scrutiny
 
     JRL #7261 ~ July 23, 2003
JRL News Summary: TV1 Review  •  Russian Societal Change, Mental Health Problems  •  Privatization, Corruption  •  Oligarchs, Putin & Siloviki  •  YUKOS Probe, Lebedev Arrest, Court Ruling  •  Oligarchs  •  YUKOS Probe  •  Putin & Oligarchs  •  YUKOS Probe & Politics  •  YUKOS Probe, Khodorkovsky & Putin  •  Education, Required Reading Controversy  •  Economy, GDP  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Prisons, AIDS, TB
 
     JRL #7260 ~ July 23, 2003
Mental Health, Standard of Living  •  Standard of Living  •  Architecture  •  Bolshevik-Era Archives  •  Exiled Dissidents  •  Powerbrokers  •  Elections, Government Services  •  U.S. Visas  •  U.S. Visas  •  JRL News Summary: TV1 Review  •  Media  •  Media  •  YUKOS Probe & Politics  •  Opera  •  Economy, GDP, Gref  •  St. Petersburg History  •  St. Petersburg Life  •  YUKOS, Journalism, Lichfield Debate  •  Uzbekistan, Khamrayev Arrest  •  Central Asia, Caucasus, Children's Crisis  •  Arctic, Saami Culture  •  Putin & Business, Oligarchs, YUKOS
 
     JRL #7259 ~ July 22, 2003
News  •  YUKOS Probe, Voloshin  •  YUKOS Probe, Khakamada  •  YUKOS Probe, YUKOS Statement  •  Investment  •  Kara-Murza  •  Reforms, Privatization  •  Islamic Radicals, Central Asia  •  Yale, Evtushenko  •  YUKOS Probe, Journalism, Lichfield  •  YUKOS Probe, Journalism, Lichfield  •  Economy  •  Banks  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Space Station  •  Chechnya, Human Rights  •  Migrant Labor, Anti-Caucasus Hatred  •  Media Repression  •  Bush & Russia  •  U.S.-Ukraine Relations
 
     JRL #7258 ~ July 21, 2003
Farms  •  JRL News Summary: TV1 Review  •  YUKOS Probe, Totalitarianism  •  YUKOS Probe Repercussions, Gref  •  YUKOS Probe, Kremlin & Oligarchs  •  YUKOS Probe, Repercussions, Foreign Investors  •  Oligarch Committee  •  Kremlin & Oligarchs  •  YUKOS Probe, Government & Oligarchs  •  Privatization, Oligarch Potanin  •  YUKOS Probe, Oligarchs  •  Economy, GDP Growth  •  Yevtushenko  •  U.S. Visas  •  Foreign Investment, U.S. Embassy, Wasylko  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Latvia, Russian Language  •  International Security
 
     JRL #7257 ~ July 20, 2003
Education, Censorship  •  Poet Yevtushenko  •  Russian Suicides  •  Economy, GDP  •  Privatization  •  YUKOS Probe  •  Oligarchs, Privatization  •  YUKOS Probe & Putin Regime  •  Politics, Government, YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS Probe Repercussions  •  YUKOS, Khodorkovsky & Putin  •  Environment, Dachas & Forest, Opposition  •  Russian Orthodox, Anti-Catholic Religious Repression  •  Stalin, New Book  •  Crime, Corruption, New Book  •  Small Towns, Putin Transcript  •  Small Towns, Putin Transcript  •  Small Towns, Putin Transcript
 
     JRL #7256 ~ July 18, 2003
Election Polls  •  Oligarchs & Putin Probes  •  YUKOS & Murder Investigations  •  YUKOS Arrest, Court Review  •  Putin Shadow Cabinet  •  Russian News, Media Uniformity  •  Political Parties  •  Income  •  Moscow  •  Politics, YUKOS  •  Caspian Boundaries  •  Terrorism, Public Opinion  •  Chechnya, International Mediation  •  Terrorism, Khlebnikov Interview  •  Foreign Films  •  American Films
 
     JRL #7255 ~ July 18, 2003
Peace Movement  •  Russian Business, Human Rights  •  Oligarchs & Public Opinion  •  Russian Government, Siloviki, Security Service Veterans in Power  •  JRL News Summary: TV1 Review  •  YUKOS Probe, Investment Worries  •  YUKOS, Siloviki & Oligarchs, Putin  •  YUKOS & United States  •  YUKOS, Capital Flight  •  YUKOS  •  YUKOS, Russian Business & Oligarchs  •  Foreign Investment, Power Industry  •  Putin & Liberals  •  Parliamentary Elections, Communists  •  Tax Reform  •  Economy, Illarianov Interview  •  Rule of Law, Hostage Deaths, Government Responsibility
 
     JRL #7254 ~ July 18, 2003
Poetry, Yevtushenko Birthday  •  GDP  •  Oil Exports  •  News  •  Czar Murder  •  Czar Remains, Russian Orthodox  •  Patriotism  •  Putin & Business  •  Putin & Small Business  •  Putin & Bureaucratic Reform  •  Putin & Regions  •  Putin & Regions  •  Oligarch Abramovich & Soccer  •  YUKOS Efficiency, Fortune Award  •  Russian Business  •  Chechnya Election, Kadyrov  •  Chechnya, Beno  •  Political Parties, Pamyat, Vassilyev Death  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Abortion & Contraception  •  Privatization, Electricity
 
     JRL #7253 ~ July 17, 2003
Privatization Reversibility, Kasyanov  •  Privatization Reconsideration  •  Privatization  •  Film, Down Syndrome  •  TV1 Review: JRL News Summary  •  Kremlin & Corruption  •  YUKOS Probe, Oligarchs & Government  •  YUKOS Probe, Putin, International Image  •  YUKOS Probe, Corruption  •  Chechnya  •  Investment  •  Business Alienation
 
     JRL #7252 ~ July 17, 2003
Film, Down Syndrome  •  Putin, American Opinion  •  Privatization  •  Foreign Investment  •  Oligarchs  •  Investment, Stocks   •  Economy  •  Tourism  •  Czar Memorial Church, Russian Orthodox  •  Russian North  •  Nuclear Weapons Research  •  Political Parties, PR Tactics  •  YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS  •  YUKOS  •  Chechnya, Negotiations  •  Chechnya, Rebel Nukhayev  •  Human Rights, Chechnya & Ingushetia  •  Russian Art, Los Angeles Lawsuit  •  Federation Council Speaker Mironov Interview
 
     JRL #7251 ~ July 16, 2003
Becker Obituary  •  Clock Problems  •  Anti-Russian Attitudes in CIS  •  Elections, Commissions  •  Tennis  •  YUKOS Oligarch Khodorkovsky Return  •  YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS Oligarch Khodorkovsky  •  YUKOS & West  •  Vershbow on Russian Oil & Gas, United States  •  Oil & West  •  YUKOS Probe, Kremlin, Privatization  •  GDP  •  GDP  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Iraq, Russian Business  •  Iraq, Russian Business  •  Banks & Consumers  •  Elections, YUKOS Probe
 
     JRL #7250 ~ July 16, 2003
Business, Foreign Investment   Industry   Kyrgyzstan & Yeltsin, Orthodox Chapel   Human Rights   Human Rights Organizations   Media Repression   TV1 Review: News Summary   YUKOS Probe, Russian Public   Siloviki Security Services   Oligarchs & Government   Yabloko & Khodorkovsky   YUKOS Exoneration Letter   YUKOS Case   YUKOS Case   YUKOS & Kremlin   Saddam & Russia   Elections, Monitors   Economy   Nuclear Weapons Scientists Retraining   Oligarch Abramovich
 
     JRL #7249 ~ July 15, 2003
Economy, GDP  •  YUKOS  •  YUKOS  •  Business Probes, Oligarch Deripaska  •  Yeltsin Family, Investigations  •  Moscow  •  Putin & Oligarchs  •  Oligarchs & Bureaucrats  •  Putin  •  YUKOS, United States  •  Iraq & Russian Business, Vershbow  •  Czar Memorial  •  Military, Cold War Mindset  •  Human Rights  •  Human Rights, Democracy  •  Eurasian Security, New Book  •  Central Asia, Islam  •  Politics, Elections, Nemtsov
 
     JRL #7248 ~ July 15, 2003
Putin Conversation  •  U.S.-Russian Military Cooperation  •  Economic Transformation  •  Journalism in Russia  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Oligarchs  •  Dance  •  Economic & Societal Change
 
     JRL #7247 ~ July 15, 2003
Internet  •  Crime, Art  •  YUKOS, Privatization, Illarionov  •  Chechnya, Elections  •  Chechnya, Elections  •  YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS & Putin  •  YUKOS Probe  •  Putin  •  Putin  •  Passports  •  Chechnya, Suicide Bombings  •  Chechnya, Suicide Bombings  •  Moscow & Regions  •  KGB, Washington Event  •  Economy, Cash, Banks  •  Ruble, Dollar, Euro  •  Privatization  •  Parliamentary Government
 
     JRL #7249 ~ July 15, 2003
Economy, GDP  •  YUKOS  •  YUKOS  •  Business Probes, Oligarch Deripaska  •  Yeltsin Family, Investigations  •  Moscow  •  Putin & Oligarchs  •  Oligarchs & Bureaucrats  •  Putin  •  YUKOS, United States  •  Iraq & Russian Business, Vershbow  •  Czar Memorial  •  Military, Cold War Mindset  •  Human Rights  •  Human Rights, Democracy  •  Eurasian Security, New Book  •  Central Asia, Islam  •  Politics, Elections, Nemtsov
 
     JRL #7248 ~ July 15, 2003
Putin Conversation  •  U.S.-Russian Military Cooperation  •  Economic Transformation  •  Journalism in Russia  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Environment, Kyoto  •  Oligarchs  •  Dance  •  Economic & Societal Change
 
     JRL #7247 ~ July 15, 2003
Internet  •  Crime, Art  •  YUKOS, Privatization, Illarionov  •  Chechnya, Elections  •  Chechnya, Elections  •  YUKOS Probe  •  YUKOS & Putin  •  YUKOS Probe  •  Putin  •  Putin  •  Passports  •  Chechnya, Suicide Bombings  •  Chechnya, Suicide Bombings  •  Moscow & Regions  •  KGB, Washington Event  •  Economy, Cash, Banks  •  Ruble, Dollar, Euro  •  Privatization  •  Parliamentary Government
 
     JRL #7246 ~ July 14, 2003
YUKOS  •  YUKOS, Khodorkovsky  •  Business & Politics, Putin  •  Putin & Yukos  •  Putin & Business  •  YUKOS, Bombings  •  TV1 Review: News Summary  •  News  •  Industrial Projects, Hydroelectric Dam  •  Vershbow on Chechnya  •  Iraq, Vershbow  •  Consumers  •  Housing, Mortgages  •  Chechnya, Putin Plan  •  Economic Growth  •  Regions, Economy  •  Rural Village Decline  •  Harry Potter  •  Corruption
 
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