Accessibility links

The Rundown -- January 30

RFE/RL in the Media

# Read Daisy Sindelar in "The Atlantic" on "the hand-drawn faces of Ukraine's uprising"
# Global Voices cites RFE/RL Tajik Service on harassment of women
# Yahoo News German cites RFE/RL's Liz Fuller on Doku Umarov death claims
# Moscow halting billion-dollar aid package until new government is formed
# U.S. readies sanctions against Ukraine
# Is the east deserting Yanukovych?
# "Love and Hatred in Kyiv" - Yuri Andrukhovych, "New York Times"
# A brief history of the Republic of Carpatho-Ukraine
Eastern Europe
# More Finnish channels considering Belarus hockey boycott
# Dozhd, Russia's only independent news channel being forced to close on Russian cable
# Russian officials "embarrassed" by Syrian government's performance at Geneva talks
# U.S. says Russia tested missile, in violation of treaty
# Czech president wants Russia in the EU within 30 years
# Russian man killed in fight over poetry or prose
# Bushehr plant to shut down within days
# Man says he was banned from acting for eight years because he looked too much like Ahmadinejad
# Howard Dean lobbying for MEK
# Zarif says Obama's Iran remarks "for domestic consumption"
# Billionaire, who built up fortune under Ahmadinejad, now in prison
# Iraq releases photo of ISIS chief
# Syria war spillover hinders oilfields and pipelines in Iraq
# Former NATO commander in Afghanistan jail, accused of gunrunning
# Afghanistan signs deal with Eutelsat
# "Pakistan's March to Theocracy" - Ayesha Siddiqa, Al Jazeera
# Interview with Richard Armitage on AfPak
# Humpty Dumpty Institute arranges trip for congressmen to Azerbaijan
# Azerbaijanis fighting in Syria conflict
Of Interest
# Facebook profit surges on mobile ad growth
# Rise of "European tea parties"