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The Rundown -- March 27


RFE/RL in the media
# RT and Reuters on upcoming study about U.S. "information war"
# Toronto Star quotes Rob Coalson's piece about Ukraine oligarchs
Russia
# Putin says Western spy agencies plotting for 2018 election
# Russian army TV channel invites Jeremy Clarkson to present motoring show
# "The Central Banker Who Saved the Russian Economy From the Abyss" - Evgenia Pismennaya and Ilya Arkhipov, Bloomberg
Ukraine
# West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms
# Wizzair Ukraine to close
# Journalists rate Ukraine's best friends in Brussels
# "Help Ukraine to Arm Itself" - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
Middle East
# Some Shi'ite militias boycotting Tikrit fighting because of U.S. bombing
# Egypt says it may send troops to Yemen fight; Iran condemns intervention
# Al-Qaeda may be main beneficiary of power vacuum in Yemen
Iran
# US considers allowing Iran to still run centrifuges at fortified site
# Rohani writes to Obama and speaks to Cameroon as deal deadline approaches
# "To Stop Iran’s Bomb, Bomb Iran" - John Bolton, New York Times
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Soldier indicted for producing child porn in Afghanistan
# Pakistan considering Saudi request to take part in Yemen operation
# Pakistan's newest "political odd couple"
Central Asia
# Mysterious sleeping ailment continues in Kazakhstan
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