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The Rundown -- January 13

RFE/RL in the Media

# Daud Khan in Foreign Policy on whether Pakistan can deal with terrorism
# Moscow Times uses Maryana Drach's Twitter reporting for story on offended Russian woman in Prague
# Newsweek cites RFE/RL reporting on Leviathan winner
# Washington Post obituary for John Richardson Jr., RFE/RL president from 1961 to 1969
# Top Russian ruble forecaster sees fresh run at record low
# Filmmaker says FSB asked Snowden to spy for Russia only "once"
# Kadyrov has been publicly threatening a lot of people recently
# "Russia's Foreign Policy Is Full of Contradictions" - Mark Adomanis, Moscow Times
# Little progress made at four-hour Berlin meeting
# Yanukovych placed on Interpol list
# Ukraine's hard currency reserves suffered biggest fall since Soviet era in 2014
# "The Russian Military in the Ukraine Crisis" - Dmitri Trenin, Carnegie
Eastern Europe
# Belarus may start talks on visa-free EU travel
# Belarus ruble may head back to record lows
# IS "CyberCaliphate" hacks CENTCOM social media; but it's probably not a big deal
# IS members like posting pictures of their kids on Twitter
# Erdogan welcomes Abbas with 16 warriors
# Iran "eclipses U.S." as Iraq's ally in fighting
# Power urges Congress not to pursue Iran sanctions
# Afghanistan government nominates cabinet
# Afghanistan unable to track, pay police
# "ISIS Targets Afghanistan Just as the U.S. Quits" - Sami Yousafzai and Chritopher Dickey, Daily Beast
# Pakistan schools reopen for the first time since December massacre
Central Asia
# "Kyrzbekistan Isn't Funny" - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
# Russian soldier suspected of killing family of six in Armenia
# Amal Clooney takes on Armenia genocide case at European court
Of Interest
# A teenager wrote about social media and the Internet reacted
# The news app that works like Tinder
# Saudi Prince: $100 a barrel will never happen again
# Some of the world leaders who came to the Paris march don't support free speech at home