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The Rundown -- March 11


RFE/RL in the Media

# "Miami Herald" cites RFE/RL Ukraine coverage
# Daily Beast cites Eisenhower interview on RFE/RL during 1956 invasion of Hungary
# Photos from photojournalist killed in Syria had been used by RFE/RL, says CPJ
Ukraine
# Donetsk is "poor, fed up, and desperate for change;" a letter from Donetsk
# Merkel fears future of G8 following Ukraine crisis
# Profile of "Putin's man in Crimea"
# "Crimea is not Kosovo" - David Phillips, Huffington Post
# Pro-Russian oligarchs line up behind Kyiv; Russian oligarchs worried
# Apprehension grips Crimean Jewish community
Russia
# Russia preparing counterproposals on Ukraine
# "Russia Wants Much More Than Crimea" - Edward Luttwak, "New Republic"
# Should Russia fear U.S. sanctions?
# David Remnick on "Putin's pique"
# India backs Russia's "legitimate interests" in Ukraine
Iran
# Mystery passport holders on Malaysian Airlines flight were Iranian
# Israel displays what it says were Iranian arms headed to Gaza
# Al Jazeera says Iran orchestrated Lockerbie bombings
# Iranian is "blogger of the week" in "Guardian"
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Profile of Ashraf Ghani
# Two Afghans cling to love, despite threats
# Pakistan to pay parents in polio vaccination drive
# Pakistan Supreme Court demands explanation of failure to address sexual harassment of pilot
# Pakistan has lost twice as many fighters as U.S. in its own war against the Taliban
Central Asia
# Nazarbayev says he understands Putin's actions to protect "national minority" in Ukraine
# Ex Indiana congressman lobbies for Tajikistan dam
Caucasus
# Sen. Mark Kirk condemns Azerbaijan over Karabakh
Of Interest
# Facebook redesigns pages
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