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The Rundown -- March 26


RFE/RL in the Media
# Report by Enders Wimbush and Elizabeth Portale says U.S. and BBG losing "information war"
# YahooNews uses RFE/RL video of aftermath of Kabul car bomb
# Washington Post cites RFE/RL Uzbek service on name change for Victory Day in Uzbekistan
Russia
# Foreign carmakers leaving Russia
# Russia unveils plans for high speed railway and superhighway connecting Europe and America
# Obama reportedly snubs NATO chief in Washington
# Nicaragua may get Russian fighter jets
Ukraine
# Ukraine arrests two top officials on live TV
# Ukraine receives humvees from U.S.
# "The Political Perils of a Ukraine Default" - Marc Champion, Bloomberg
Eastern Europe
# Revolution "impossible" in Belarus
Middle East
# Hadi flees Yemen and Saudi Arabia begins air strikes, as anti-Huthi Gulf coalition forms
# Former president Saleh believed to be helping Huthis
# U.S. conducting airstrikes over Tikrit; perhaps closest cooperation with Iran yet
Iran
# In nuclear talks, Iran seeks to avoid specifics
# U.S. officials fear Iran attacking U.S. troops in Iraq
# Soleimani in Iraq for Tikrit offensive
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# The Afghanistan translator who became a 9/11 millionaire
# Bowe Berghdal charged with misbehavior before the enemy and desertion
Central Asia
# "Kyrgyzstan Reaches out to Europe – While Inching Closer to Russia" - Hugh Williamson, Guardian
# Troops from Uzbekistan and Russia reportedly deployed to Turkmen-Afghan border
Caucasus
# Harvey Nichols opens department store in Azerbaijan
Of Interest
# The most important thing on the Internet is the screenshot
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