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The Rundown -- March 13

RFE/RL in the Media
# Yahoo News uses RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of soldiers returning home from the front
# Foreign Policy cites RFE/RL report on Nemtsov chief suspect retracting his confession
# Atlantic cites RFE/RL rundown of Internet rumors tied to Putin's hiatus from public view
# Navalny says "mood has gotten worse" but still thinks he can make change
# Russia charges alleged mastermind of Novaya Gazeta journalist's murder
# Nemtsov killing exposes cracks in Kremlin unity
# Galeotti: The Kremlin is more than Putin
# "Putin Disappears Like a Dictator" - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
# Reuters speaks to eastern Ukraine villagers who say they saw a missile overhead just before MH17 went down
# Five things about the war in Ukraine
# How Russians "get psyched" before heading to war in Ukraine
# What an Iran deal could look like
# Germany's FM warns of negative effect on Iran talks from letter
# NYT editorial: Republican Idiocy on Iran
# WSJ editorial: Iran Occupies Iraq
# Australian teen believed to be IS suicide bomber in Iraq
# IS ransacking of ancient Assyrian city confirmed by Iraq's head of antiquities
# Canadian intelligence agent allegedly arrested in Turkey and accused of helping IS
# IS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance
# Coming out as trans in Afghanistan
# Secret meetings in Pakistan expose obstacles to Afghanistan peace talks
# "Why Saudi Arabia Needs Pakistan" - Akhilesh Pillalamarri, Diplomat
# Azerbaijan arrests four suspected of recruiting militants to fight in Syria
# Azerbaijan arrests of activists continue in lead up to Euro games
# Putin to attend centenary of mass murder in Armenia
Of Interest
# Google is now letting corporate press releases appear ahead of news stories in news searches