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RFE/RL Video Roundup - March 11i
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March 11, 2014
Thousands gather as Afghanistan's vice president is laid to rest, Ukrainian protesters demand sanctions against Russia, a Belarusian political activist is released from prison, plus stories from Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan in this roundup of news from countries covered by Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - March 11

RFE/RL in the Media

# Senator Roger Wicker urges continuation of RFE/RL broadcasts to the Balkans and Iraq
UPI cites RFE/RL coverage of Yanukovych's speech from Russia 
 
Ukraine
# "Washington Post" profiles Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
# Moscow says proposed U.S. funding for Kyiv is "illegal
# Right Sektor banned in Crimea; on trial in Moscow; a profile of its leader
# Militia squeezes out Ukraine's remaining links to Crimea 
# Crimean Tatars face choice: "Dig in or flee
 
Russia
# "Putin's Counter-Revolution" - James Meek, "London Review of Books" 
# "Putin's Dangerous Game" - Strobe Talbott, YaleGlobal 
# "The World Needs Russia. Russia Does Not Need Putin" - Adam Michnik, "New Republic" 
# Will Putin and his oligarchs escape sanctions
 
Eastern Europe
# Moldovan MP worries that Moldova is next in Russia's path 
 
Iran
# Rohani in Iran on first official visit to Arab state 
# Senate Republicans consider adding Iran to Russia sanctions bill
# The risks of failure in talks with Iran 
# New waves of coffee shops in Iran 
# Iran has outlined its terms to those who want to invest in its energy sector 
# Iranian parliamentarian says U.S. behind missing Malaysian Airlines plane 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Swedish reporter killed in Kabul attack 
Interview with Sayed-Askar Mousavi 
# The Afghan election gets a hip-hop anthem
# Pakistan's leaders "fiddling while regions burn
# Public outcry after children die in Pakistan's desert 
Another attack on polio workers 
 
Caucasus
# Issue of Azerbaijan membership in EU "not discussed
 
Balkans
# Serbia and Croatia deliver competing genocide claims against each other at the Hague 
# 100 years later, Archduke Ferdinand assassin divides his native Bosnia 

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