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The Rundown -- January 30

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Jan. 29i
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January 29, 2014
Protesters vacate a ministry in Ukraine, an activist is buried in Belarus, doctors demonstrate in Pakistan, plus stories from Georgia, Russia, Afghanistan, and Kazakhstan in this roundup of news from the countries covered by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Jan. 29

RFE/RL in the Media

# Read Daisy Sindelar in "The Atlantic" on "the hand-drawn faces of Ukraine's uprising" 
Global Voices cites RFE/RL Tajik Service on harassment of women 
Yahoo News German cites RFE/RL's Liz Fuller on Doku Umarov death claims 
 
Ukraine
# Moscow halting billion-dollar aid package until new government is formed 
# U.S. readies sanctions against Ukraine 
# Is the east deserting Yanukovych? 
# "Love and Hatred in Kyiv" - Yuri Andrukhovych, "New York Times"  
# A brief history of the Republic of Carpatho-Ukraine 
 
Eastern Europe
# More Finnish channels considering Belarus hockey boycott 
 
Russia
# Dozhd, Russia's only independent news channel being forced to close on Russian cable 
# Russian officials "embarrassed" by Syrian government's performance at Geneva talks 
# U.S. says Russia tested missile, in violation of treaty 
# Czech president wants Russia in the EU within 30 years 
# Russian man killed in fight over poetry or prose 
# Pete Seeger: "The Death of Stalin's Songbird
 
Iran
# Bushehr plant to shut down within days 
# Man says he was banned from acting for eight years because he looked too much like Ahmadinejad 
# Howard Dean lobbying for MEK 
# Zarif says Obama's Iran remarks "for domestic consumption
# Billionaire, who built up fortune under Ahmadinejad, now in prison
 
Iraq 
# Iraq releases photo of ISIS chief 
# Syria war spillover hinders oilfields and pipelines in Iraq 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Former NATO commander in Afghanistan jail, accused of gunrunning 
# Afghanistan signs deal with Eutelsat 
# "Pakistan's March to Theocracy" - Ayesha Siddiqa, Al Jazeera 
Interview with Richard Armitage on AfPak 
 
Caucasus
Humpty Dumpty Institute arranges trip for congressmen to Azerbaijan 
# Azerbaijanis fighting in Syria conflict 
 
Of Interest
# Facebook profit surges on mobile ad growth  
# Rise of "European tea parties

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