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The Rundown -- May 19

RFE/RL in the Media
# National Press Club to honor Khadija Ismayilova
# Ukraine to prosecute alleged Russian soldiers as terrorists; Russia says they were soldiers before they weren't (in Russian); "not active at time of arrest"
# Ukraine says Russia tried to kill captured Russian soldiers
# "Why Putin Is Afraid of Ukraine" - Chrystia Freeland, Newsweek
# "In Ukraine, Economic Ties to Russia Are Hard to Break" - James Marson, Wall Street Journal
# Russia facing punishment for leaving ice following World Championship
# RT’s interview on immigrant detention centers in UK faces inquiry
# Billionaire Russian businessman found dead outside UK home could have been poisoned
Eastern Europe
# Belarus city links Chagall to lost Jewish culture
Middle East
# Iran deputy oil minister says OPEC unlikely to cut output
# IS fighters seized Iraq advantage by striking during sandstorm
# IS says it has a Romanian hostage
# Are Iraq rape victims being tricked into speaking to journalists?
# Jobs board: Saudi Arabia advertises for eight new executioners as beheading rate soars
# Afghanistan president slams report Pakistan will train its spy agency
# Taliban attacks disrupt progress in Afghanistan-Pakistan relations
# Pakistan's sprawling American diploma mill
# ICC refuses to appoint match officials for Zimbabwe's tour of Pakistan
# The girl fighting to stop child marriage in Pakistan
# Russia accuses west of stirring revolution in Macedonia
Of Interest
# Hackers tried to hit Pentagon with heartbleed bug
# Why the NYT apps look different