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The Rundown -- January 14

RFE/RL in the Media
# Breitbart cites RFE/RL on Russian conspiracy theories surrounding Paris attacks
# ABC cites RFE/RL infographic on foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria
# Shell hits bus, killing 12 civilians, at Ukrainian checkpoint as fighting intensifies to highest level in months; summit called off
# Scandal erupts as lawmakers say changes made to budget after vote
# U.S. to back $2 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine
# Russia says EU Russian language channel runs counter to free speech
# Medvedev suggests meeting "regularly" on the economy
# Prokhorov exploring sale of Nets
# Frontline documentary by Karen Dawisha: Putin's Way
# Russians vacationing in Sochi instead of Switzerland
# What's next in the anti-IS campaign?
# France votes to extend airstrikes against IS in Iraq
# Video game based on ancient story seeks audiences in Iran
# Shi'ite leader calls for forbidding insults against Sunnis
# IS reportedly fighting Taliban in southern Afghanistan; and the shadowy figures recruiting
# Facing intolerance, many Sikhs and Hindus leaving Afghanistan
# Ghani and Abdullah report card after first 100 days
Central Asia
# Tajikistan jails prominent human rights lawyer
# Kazakh child executes two "Russian spies" in horrific IS-produced video