|JRL #5611 Contents:||Plain Text - Entire Issue|
1. Moscow Times: Oksana Smirnova, Hunting For Russia's
Next Dostoevsky. (Interview with literary critic Alla Latynina)
2. Reuters: Patrick Lannin, YEARAHEAD-Russia faces 2002's hurdles with confidence.
3. The Russia Journal editorial: New Year Wishes.
4. Kommersant: THINGS WILL GET WORSE. Political scientists predict Russia's future.
5. Moscow Times: Manana Aslamazian, A Year of Hard Lessons for the Media.
6. Obshchaya Gazeta: MOSCOW-WASHINGTON ALLIANCE POSSIBLE, RUSSIAN ACADEMICS SAY.
7. Moscow Tribune: Stanislav Menshikov, Subject: UNANSWERED DOUBTS ABOUT NMD. Will the Putin-Bush Love Affair Last?
8. The Russia Journal: Andrei Piontkovsky, Russia’s elastic elite turns its eyes West. Putin has chosen to face reality, and the herd has gone with him.
9. NEWSWEEK WEB EXCLUSIVE. Christian Caryl, Robbery, Russian Style. What could be behind the bizarre break-in at NEWSWEEK’s Moscow bureau?
10. Washington Times: Jane Wiegand and Zurab Vanishvili, Georgia, Moscow ease tensions.
11. Financial Times (UK): Moscow's elusive market makers show up online: Paul Taylor tracks down Russian securities information on the internet
12. Reuters: Russian parliament backs new labour laws.
13. Tribuna: Vladimir Kuklev, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ISN'T TELLING THE WHOLE TRUTH. Possible consequences of the US withdrawal from the ABM Treaty.