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The Rundown -- November 4


RFE/RL in the Media
# Christian Science Monitor, "Sofia Globe" and Andrew Sullivan cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine elections
Ukraine
# Fighting intensifies as Poroshenko suggests Kyiv could abandon Minsk agreement
# Ukraine's "body collector"
# Getting into parliament "may have been the easy part" for new legislators
# How an Afghan immigrant became a Ukrainian celebrity
# "Washington Post" editorial: Putin resumes "chipping away" at Ukraine
Russia
# U.S. worried it could lose Hungary to Russia over MOL gas deal
# Russia boycotts nuclear meeting
# Steve Jobs memorial taken down due to fears it may violate gay "propaganda" law
# Meet the rappers behind the smash hip-hop ode to Putin; the video
Iraq/Syria/Turkey
# Buzzfeed observes oil trade with IS and middleman at Syria-Turkey border
# U.S.-backed fighters routed by Nusra Front in Syria, defect en masse
# IS lessons for terror groups on how to use the web
# Former U.S. ambassador describes what he says was dysfunctional withdrawal from Iraq
Iran
# Iran tentatively agrees to ship uranium to Russia as part of nuclear deal
# "How the U.S., Not Iran, Is Making Concessions" - Michael Singh, "Wall Street Journal"
# In pictures: Ashura in Iran
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Top Afghan war commander reportedly reassessing withdrawal timeline
# "Why Afghanistan Courts China" - Zalmay Khalizad, "New York Times"
# Ghani drops his tribal name
# Taliban factions claim responsibility for massive attack on border with India
Central Asia
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