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The Rundown -- September 11

RFE/RL in the Media
# Central Asia Online quotes RFE/RL Turkmen Service on Afghan-Turkmens
# Former RFE/RL reporter quoted in Bloomberg article about post-Communist titans buying up media
# Exclusive: "Newsweek" talks to Russian soldiers serving in Ukraine
# Russian nationalists join Scottish "Yes" campaign in droves
# Putin takes over Russian military industrial complex
# Gazprom limits Polish gas supplies
# "Peace on Putin's Terms" - Joshua Yaffa, "Foreign Affairs"
# Is ceasefire just a "politically useful fiction?"
# The Neo-Nazi Azov battalion: Ukraine's "greatest weapon" and "greatest threat"
# Ukrainian villages torn apart by violence after MH17 crash
Eastern Europe
# Belarus becomes gourmet hub for Moscow chefs
# One "incredibly revealing line" from Obama's speech; Obama's 6-point plan
# Can IS actually be destroyed?
# What's next for the Syrian regime's non-state allies?
# Many Iranians think IS is "an American invention"
# Ghani not yet declared winner, but begins outlining plans for new government
# Afghanistan accuses U.S. of killing civilians in airstrike
# Sharif's predicament shows the power of the deep state in Pakistan
# Death toll in India and Pakistan reaches 400
# "Russia's Next Land Grab" - Brenda Shaffer, "New York Times"
# Israeli defense minister in Azerbaijan
Central Asia
# "Islamic Caliphate for Kazakhstan: Disturbing Signs and Signals" - Zhulduz Baizakova, Jamestown Foundation
Of Interest