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RFE/RL in the Media
# Abubakar Siddique's "The Pashtun Question" reviewed by Daniel Sewer
# Index on Censorship quotes Emily Thompson's piece on censorship fears in Macedonia
# Yahoo News uses RFE/RL footage of Islamabad protesters
Russia
# Moscow city elections symbol of decline of Russian opposition
# Dutch organize tomato fight to protest Russia sanctions
# On Scotland vote, Russia's a yes, China's a no
# Dozhd journalist hospitalized after street attack
# "It’s Time to Back Away from the Russian Wolf" - Tony Brenton, "Telegraph"
Ukraine
# Despite "cease-fire," heavy fighting kills at least six on Sunday
# Party of Regions to boycott parliamentary elections
# Crimeans vote in Russian elections
# Defense minister says NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine
Iraq/Syria
# New Iraq PM says no more airstrikes on civilian areas
# Foreigners in Al-Qaeda's Syrian cell said to be planning attacks on West
# "The Three Types of People Who Fight for ISIS" - Graeme Wood, "New Republic"
# "Exclusive: ISIS Starts Recruiting in Istanbul’s Vulnerable Suburbs" - Alev Scott and Alexander Christie-Miller, "Newsweek"
# A 14-year-old Yazidi girl tells her story of escape
Iran
# U.S. seeking to exclude Iran from group fighting IS; Iran's mixed feelings about cooperation
# Jailed for watching volleyball in Iran
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Afghanistan gets a really big flag
# Suicide in Afghanistan outpaces murder and war deaths
# Pakistan rejects Afghan criticism of border trench
# Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claims two Pakistan attacks
# Pakistan protest talks deadlocked following arrests
Caucasus
# Will NATO build military bases in Azerbaijan?
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