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The Rundown -- April 13

RFE/RL in the Media
# Yahoo uses RFE/RL video of Poland marking fifth anniversary of plane crash that killed president
# Yahoo uses RFE/RL video of aftermath of suicide bombing in Kabul
# Russia (sort of) bans memes
# Russia says it has uncovered a group of spy satellites
# Long Read: "What Russians Really Think" - Katherin Hille, Financial Times
# Group responsible for bombing campaign in Ukraine speaks to Simon Shuster
# The dying ex-officials and their ties to oligarchs
# Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russia intrigue
# "Red tape" causing refugees to suffer
Middle East
# Reuters journalist leaves Iraq after threats from Shi'ite militias
# IS video shows destruction of ancient Assyrian city
# Bombings kill 12 in Baghdad
# U.S. steps up air campaign as controversial Shi'ite militias withdraw
# U.S. Navy boarded freighter they suspected of delivering weapons to Huthis in Yemen
# Hundreds of Iranians protest outside Saudi Embassy after claims of abuse in Jeddah airport
# Obama denounces efforts to "derail" nuclear deal
# "Iran's Supreme Leader Gets to No" - Eli Lake, Bloomberg
# Some states will keep sanctions on Iran with or without deal
# Five abducted aid workers killed in Afghanistan
# "Why is Pakistan not supporting its old friend?" - Ayesha Almazroui, National
# UAE ministers warn of "heavy price" for Turkey and Pakistan for "ambiguous stand"
# Pope calls mass deaths of Armenians "genocide"
# Kardashian mania in Armenia
# How Skopje became Europe’s new capital of kitsch