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The Rundown -- November 6

RFE/RL in the Media
# "Guardian" quotes RFE/RL Russian Service interview on death of actor and anti-Putin activist
# The Diplomat quotes RFE/RL Kyrgyz Service coverage of U.S. Ambassador's statement on Russia
# According to Hurriyet review of "A Mosque in Munich," RFE/RL tried to "exploit" minorities against Soviets
# Russian actor and Putin critic found dead in Moscow
# Russia says it will not attend 2016 nuclear security summit
# Finland warns of a new Cold War with Russia
# Preparations for renewed war begin in eastern Ukraine, as concerns about Mariupol grow
# Monkey Cage analysis shows little fraud in Ukrainian election
# "Ukraine Has Done Nothing to Tackle Corruption" - Mohammad Zahoor, "Financial Times"
# Luhansk separatists will not let Ukrainians collect bodies of war dead
# What life is like for Ukrainian prisoners of war
Eastern Europe
# Bikini photo of judge sparks "outrage" in Moldova
# Speed dating in Belarusian
# IS Iraq wave "turning into a ripple;" but still making gains in northern Iraq
# Why has IS broken its pattern with Kassig?
# Foreign Policy asks if Erdogan has made a democratic future in Turkey possible by breaking power of military
# The lucrative business of mourning in Iran
# Is Soleimani running the Iraq ground war?
# New Congress may make nuclear deal more difficult for Obama
# Left to fight alone, Afghanistan battles to save wounded
# US army 'loses' military equipment worth $420 million in Afghanistan
# How IS leader Baghdadi tried to recruit Al-Qaeda's al-Zawahiri
# "Times of India" says an army insider may have been the Wagah border suicide bomber
# Political shakeup in Georgia as FM quits
# "Georgia’s Coalition on the Rocks?" - Thomas de Waal, Carnegie
# Ivanka Trump in Baku, Azherbaijan (sic)
Central Asia
# Sharon Stone at premier for hit Kyrgyzstan film
# Kosovo in "worst political crisis" since independence
Of Interest
# The World's second languages
# Facebook database of government requests
# Europe's Muslims feel under siege