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The Rundown -- February 19

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Feb. 18i
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February 18, 2014
Deadly clashes in Kyiv, former Pakistani ruler Pervez Musharraf in court on treason charges, a bank run amid tenge fever in Kazakhstan, plus stories from Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Iraq, and Macedonia in stories from RFE/RL's broadcast countries.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Feb. 18

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RFE/RLL in the Media

# "New York Times," RTRia Novosti and CNN use RFE/RL Ukrainian Service material on Ukraine 
NBC cites RFE/RL Russian Service interview with Nadezhda Tolokonnikova 
Amnesty International says an RFE/RL Russian Service journalist was among those arrested during a one man picket 
 
Russia
# World War II "is everywhere" again in Russia 
# "Sochi Has Given Putin Back His Geopolitical Swagger" - Mark Mackinnon, Globe and Mail 
# Russians now talking more about Ukraine than Sochi on Twitter 
 
Ukraine
# Deadliest day ends hope of compromise 
# "Deaths On The Maidan" - Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast 
Putin's "worst nightmare
 
Eastern Europe
Belarus having its best winter games ever 
 
Iran
# Iranian queen of pop creates gay rights video 
# Obama weapons expert says no chance of success with Iran 
# Iran says nuclear facilities must stay in tact  
# Iran's hackers are America's newest cyber-threat
 
Iraq
# Archeologists return to Iraq despite troubles 
# Iraq leaning minaret in danger of collapse  
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# As drawdown looms, inspector general warns of graft 
# Taliban will probably not rule Afghanistan again 
# Pakistan militant emerges, causing fear in India 
 
Central Asia
# Has the Turkmenistan-Tajikistan railroad derailed
# Circle closes around Karimova 
 
Caucasus
# "The Hill" runs another piece on Azerbaijan as a role model 
# Armenia to open consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan 
Saakashvili ally sentenced to five years 

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