Lonely Planet and New Zealand's Fairfax Media re-posted RFE/RL photojournalist Amos Chapple's photo essay on a Buddhist monastery northeast of Perm, Russia, that is threatened by the expansion of a mine co-owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
Neue Zuercher Zeitung cited RFE/RL's Brian Whitmore in an article on Russia's intelligence services.
On January 15, curioctopus.it posted an Italian version of RFE/RL's social video of a 70-year old man who has spent the last 40 years hauling huge loads on a hand cart through the streets of Rawalpindi, Pakistan in order to pay for room and board.
Pakistan's Mashriq TV interviewed RFE/RL journalist Daud Khan on the role of media in Pakistan.
Interfax-Ukraine reports that the National Radio and TV Council of Ukraine has issued a permit for AM radio broadcasting from the town of Chasiv Yar in war-torn Donetsk region, featuring programming developed by RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service for the people of Donetsk and neighboring Luhansk regions.
The Guardian reprinted, and International Business Times UK cited, RFE/RL’s report about a Russian Yoga instructor who is facing charges for allegedly conducting illegal missionary activity, an administrative offense under a new package of laws intended to fight terrorism.
Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo News, and KSAT-TV, an ABC affiliate in San Antonio, TX cited RFE/RL reporting in articles on a Russian Health Ministry proposal to ban the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014.cited RFE/RL
On January 11, Pakistan's major English-language daily newspapers, “Dawn” and “The News” covered the screening in Peshawar of Vanishing History, a Radio Mashaal documentary that examines the historical importance of 2000-year-old sites in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that carry a message of religious tolerance.
OpenDemocracy posted an article that examined how the government of Turkmenistan president Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov "is now using its new anti-tobacco legislation to stifle dissent and silence its critics," such as RFE/RL journalist Khydayberdy Allashov.
IHS Jane's 360 cited RFE/RL Uzbek Service reporting that the First Deputy Chairman of Uzbekistan's National Security Service had been demoted, noting that the action may indicate that Uzbekistan's new president, Shavkat Mirziyoev is consolidating power.
On January 8, PennLive posted an op-ed by Joyce M. Davis on the differences between RFE/RL's efforts to promote the free flow of information and Russia's efforts to "master...the art of modern misinformation through cyber espionage and spreading phony news."
NPR's Morning Edition aired a report, "Political Exile, A Centuries-Old Russian Tradition, Returns" that cited an RFE/RL exclusive report on the recent rise in asylum requests from Russians in the U.S.
Anti-Corruption Digest and Payvand cite RFE/RL correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari's analysis on how Iranian president Hassan Rohani’s conflict with hard-line officials from Iran’s judiciary over anti-corruption efforts may herald a divisive presidential campaign season.
On January 5, Serbia's B92 cited an RFE/RL Balkan Service interview with former UN mission in Kosovo chief Soren Jessen-Petersen in a report on Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic's dismissal of Petersen's allegation that Serbia trying to destabilize Kosovo's independence.
Alpha News re-posted RFE/RL video of an exclusive interview with U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Lindsay Graham (R-SC) in an article, "Minnesota Leaders Cheer Obama’s Sanctions Against Russia"
On January 2, Payvand re-posted an article by RFE/RL's Golnaz Esfandiari on a protest in support of hunger-striking activist Arash Sadeghi outside of Iran's infamous Evin Prison. Also, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power re-tweeted Esfandiari's post of eyewitness video from the protest.
On January 1, AP, CNN, Yahoo News, and Euronews used RFE/RL video of a press conference in Tbilisi, Georgia involving U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN, and Lindsay Graham (R-SC). One day earlier, on December 31, USA Today linked to RFE/RL's exclusive interview with the three Senators in Kyiv, Ukraine.
On December 30, RFE/RL's Daud Khattak published an article, "How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan," on the website of The Diplomat.
The leading Urdu-language daily newspaper in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Daily Azadi, praised Radio Mashaal's "high standards of broadcast" and "neutral, unbiased reporting and analysis" in a feature story on RFE/RL's Pashto-language service for Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA regions.
iMediaEthics links to RFE/RL's interview with Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner, who declared to Current Time that a purported interview with him that aired on Kazakh television a “fake” and “colossal stupidity”.
On December 26, Yahoo News reposted RFE/RL video of flowers and candles being laid by people in Moscow to honor the 92 people, including 64 members of the Russian army song and dance group the Alexandrov Ensemble, who died in a military airplane crash into the Black Sea.
Canada's Global National news featured an RFE/RL video report on coal miners trying to preserve their livelihood just a few kilometers from eastern Ukraine's front lines near Luhansk. Two days earlier, on December 24, Global National aired an RFE/RL video report on a Czech man's efforts to restore the factory where Oskar Schindler saved the lives of 1,200 Jews originally sent to the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
On December 23, Science Alert and Chron.com link to RFE/RL photojournalist Amos Chapple's story about radioactive reindeer in Norway 30 years after the Chernobyl explosion, and the native Sami people seeking to preserve their way of life.
Kyiv Post cites RFE/RL Ukrainian Service reporting on the April 2016 collapse of Khreshchatyk Bank, in two articles on how Ukrainian taxpayers are likely to foot the bill for the government takeover of Privatbank, while the bank's owners escape consequences.