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February 17, 2014
Kosovo celebrates the anniversary of its independence, the last Ukrainian protesters leave Kyiv's city administration building, Afghans rally behind a presidential candidate, plus stories from Kazakhstan and Pakistan in this roundup of news from the countries covered by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Feb. 17

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RFE/RL in the Media

# RFE/RL Kazakh Service social media editor's tweets from lace-underwear protest featured in NBC News and "Moscow Times
# RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of protesters leaving city hall used by CNN and WDAM 
 
Russia
# Russians protest at U.S. Embassy over hockey game 
# "The Russians Think I'm a Russophobe? They're Right" - Julia Ioffe, "New Republic" 
# Navalny banned from heading to Sochi 
# Americans having a good time, say concerns were overblown  
# Jeffrey Sachs says Russian economic trends are positive 
# Video: CNN on Circassians protesting Olympics 
# Video: Bill Browder on 60 Minutes 
 
Ukraine
# "Ukraine's Crisis is Good for the EU" - Judy Dempsey, Carnegie 
 
Iran
# "Little Optimism As Iran Nuclear Talks Resume" - Steven Erlanger, "New York Times" 
# Iran's "mixed messages" ahead of talks 
# U.S. and Iran negotiators e-mailing 
# Iran says Russia could build reactor in exchange for oil 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Karzai orders draft law changed after outcry on women's rights 
# Former Afghan Taliban minister shot dead in Pakistan 
# Pakistani Taliban says it executed 23 captured soldiers 
# Pakistani couple stoned to death for adultery 
 
Central Asia
# Tajikistan battles foreign words, like pizza  
# Decree gives legal basis for censorship in Uzbekistan 
 
Balkans
 
Of Interest
# How a first-time film-maker alerted the world to Venezuela's student protests 

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