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The Rundown -- August 28


RFE/RL in the Media
# "Washington Post" publishes RFE/RL-translated letter from jailed Azerbaijani activist
Ukraine
# Russia appears to be invading Ukraine
# The war will be announced on Twitter
# "Helping Ukraine Is a U.S. Imperative" - William Perry and George Shultz, "Wall Street Journal"
# "Who Cares About Ukraine?" - Thomas Graham, Politico
Russia
# Video: Embedded with the far-right Russians moving from Russia to Ukraine
# The lesson Putin learned from Syrian red-lines
# FBI investigating role in sophisticated U.S. bank hacking
# "The West Forgets History. Putin Repeats It" - Matthew Kaminski, "Wall Street Journal"
# "Russia Has Forgotten Beslan" - Ivan Sukhov, "Moscow Times"
Eastern Europe
# Lukashenka "scores points" with Brussels over Minsk meeting
# Moldova-Romania gas pipeline completed
Iraq/Syria
# Egypt deports Palestinian Syrians back to the conflict zone
# Is PKK becoming a new Middle East power?
# "Don't Start a War Over a Hostage" - Jacob Siegel, Daily Beast
Iran
# Iranian state-media says "CIA agents" helping IS
# Facebook crackdown getting worse in Iran
# Iran and the P5+1: "Getting to yes"
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Election audits to continue without candidates' observers
# Afghanistan's leaders are living dangerously
# Afghanistan's one time booming war economy slows
# "Skirmishes Put Feeling of Wartime on India-Pakistan Border" - Ellen Barry and Salman Masood, "New York Times'
Caucasus
# Iran hints Azerbaijan responsible for alleged Israeli drone
# In Azerbaijan "family is the first fear" of LGBT community
Balkans
# In Kosovo, a clothing shop inspired by Hillary Clinton
Of Interest
# Lessons learned from journalism grant projects that worked and didn't
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