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The Rundown -- March 28

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Mar. 27i
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March 27, 2014
Afghan President Hamid Karzai hosts the international Norouz festival, Pakistani paramedics demand a pay rise, and an exhibition titled "Ten Centuries of Art in Belarus" opens in Minsk, plus stories from Russia and Belarus in the countries covered by RFE/RL.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Mar. 27

RFE/RL in the Media

Al Arabiya reports on Kurdish officer to be tried for murder of RFE/RL's Baghdad bureau chief
# "Washington Times" cites RFE/RL reporting on Transdniester
ShalomLife cites RFE/RL's UkraineUnspun report on Russian anchor's remarks about the Holocaust
 
Russia
# George Shultz on dealing with Russia
# Target of anti-gay attacks, Russia's largest gay club shuts down 
# "Obama's European History Lesson" - John Cassidy, "New Yorker" 
 
Ukraine
# Tymoshenko to run for president
# Invasion of Russia increasingly likely according to U.S. intel
# Ukraine "finds new hero" in commander who stood up to Russians
# James Sherr: Time to stop praising Ukraine "for exercising restraint"
 
Iran
# Iran plans to increase gas imports by March 2015
# Iran and Iraq part of global rise in capital punishment 
# Western firms seek a safe way into Iran
# Russia not ready to "retaliate" in Iran talks
# Iran urges UN action over abducted soldiers
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
Faces of modern Kabul
# Afghan election official say state employees being used to back Rassoul 
# The importance of Afghanistan's first lady
# Afghanistan's multinational mobile phone company
# Pakistan court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy
# Chief judge in Musharraf treason trial quits
 
Central Asia
# Dushanbe moves to seize assets of troubled Ukrainian oligarch 
# Tajikistan and Afghanistan sign cooperation documents
 
Balkans
# Bosnia finds wartime mass grave
# EU slams Bosnia on lack of progress with EU accession 
 
Of Interest
# Turkey blocks YouTube after new leak

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