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RFE/RL in the Media
# Read Claire Bigg’s piece in “The Atlantic” on a French stamp with a Ukrainian Femen leader's face
Egypt
# No Islamists included in new Egypt cabinet
Russia
# Edward Snowden’s Russian lawyer on “public council” of FSB
# Russia blocking marine sanctuary in the Arctic
# New Pussy Riot video attacks big oil in Russia
# Putin action-hero repertoire now includes mini-submarine
Iran
# “Get Obama to Focus on Iran? Good Luck” - Jonathan S. Tobin, “Commentary”
# “How Netanyahu's Iran Policy Ends Badly” - Ali Gharib, “The Daily Beast”
# President-elect Rohani confirms support for Assad, Hezbollah
# A “civil movement” against Iran sanctions
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# “Afghanistan: Escalating Setbacks for Women” - “Human Rights Watch”
# Children being sold into marriage in Pakistan
# “In Pakistan, Malala is seen as an overexposed poster child of the West” - Umema Aimen, “The Washington Post”
Iraq
# Celebratory gunfire after football game kills at least four and injures scores
# Iraq hit with worst wave of violence in five years
# ”Fidler on the Roof in Kurdistan” - Paul Rockower, “The Huffington Post”
Ukraine
Exclusive: How Ukraine Wooed Conservative Websites” - Rosie Gray, “Buzzfeed”
Central Asia
# “Idaho's Uzbek Terrorist” - Ilan Greenberg, “The National Interest”
# Kyrgyz news media reporting that U.S. has agreed to leave Manas air base
Balkans
How Bosnia Heals” - Roger Cohen, “The New York Times”
Caucasus
# How events in Egypt matter to Azerbaijan democracy activists
# A change to the status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh peace negotiations?
Syria
# Aussie fighters in Syria may outnumber any other developed nation
# “Has Syria scuttled Samantha Power's Atrocity Prevention Board?” - John Norris, “Foreign Policy”
Of Interest
# The “snowfallification” of journalism
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