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The Rundown -- February 13

RFE/RL in the Media
# OnIslam cites RFE/RL's coverage of Fatwa in Kyrgyzstan against homosexuality
# "Wall Street Journal" cites RFE/RL's reporting on Ukraine NGO's condemnation of corruption allegation against it
# Sochi critic handed three year prison sentence
# Russia bans alcohol near Sochi events
# Stephen Cohen says western media has Russia wrong
# "In Sochi, Don't Mention the Word 'Caucasus' - Thomas de Waal, Carnegie
# Sisi in Moscow to discuss defense deals
# Ukraine acting PM wants streets cleared by next week
# Judge who sentenced activists shot and killed
# Infographic: Yanukovych's son tops government contract winners
Eastern Europe
# Israeli ambassador to Belarus calls "political prisoners" "criminals"
# Moldova leads CIS countries in press freedom index
Middle East
# "Amid the Debris of Holms, A Guerilla is Born" - Rick Gladstone, "New York Times"
# How Obama's Iran goals influence Syria policy
# Deal with Iran possible with "political will" - "The Guardian"
# Abortion on the rise in Iran
# Iran's economy improving amid nuclear talks
# American POW shown by Taliban as negotiation volley
# Afghanistan to release 65 more prisoners against U.S. wishes
# Afghanistan halts suspected reconstruction of ancient Buddhas
# Pakistani judge reopens 2012 "honor killing" case
Central Asia
# Major Kazakhstan oil project expected to resume
# Kazakhstan's Central Bank governor says Kazakhs should appreciate their standard of living
# Russian "tourist" part of Tajik opening ceremony contingent
# Emin Milli profiled in Foreign Policy
# "Azerbaijan and the West´s Rapprochement with Iran" - Richard Kauzlarich, Eurasianet
# Bosnia mines still kill, 20 years later
# Macedonia sends professional soldier-skier to Sochi
Of Interest
# GoPro camera falls into a pigpen
# Social networks are the homepage for news
# Twitter testing profile redesign that looks like Facebook