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The Rundown -- February 18

RFE/RL in the Media

# RFE/RL Kazakh Service social media editor's tweets from lace-underwear protest featured in NBC News and "Moscow Times"
# RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of protesters leaving city hall used by CNN and WDAM
# Russians protest at U.S. Embassy over hockey game
# "The Russians Think I'm a Russophobe? They're Right" - Julia Ioffe, "New Republic"
# Navalny banned from heading to Sochi
# Americans having a good time, say concerns were overblown
# Jeffrey Sachs says Russian economic trends are positive
# Video: CNN on Circassians protesting Olympics
# Video: Bill Browder on 60 Minutes
# "Ukraine's Crisis is Good for the EU" - Judy Dempsey, Carnegie
# "Little Optimism As Iran Nuclear Talks Resume" - Steven Erlanger, "New York Times"
# Iran's "mixed messages" ahead of talks
# U.S. and Iran negotiators e-mailing
# Iran says Russia could build reactor in exchange for oil
# Karzai orders draft law changed after outcry on women's rights
# Former Afghan Taliban minister shot dead in Pakistan
# Pakistani Taliban says it executed 23 captured soldiers
# Pakistani couple stoned to death for adultery
Central Asia
# Tajikistan battles foreign words, like pizza
# Decree gives legal basis for censorship in Uzbekistan
Of Interest
# How a first-time film-maker alerted the world to Venezuela's student protests