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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Mar. 31i
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March 31, 2014
A former president is indicted for treason in Pakistan, a bridge is bombed in Iraq, and an opposition leader is released from jail in Belarus, plus stories from Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, and Iraq in a roundup of reports from countries covered by RFE/RL.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Mar. 31

RFE/RL in the Media

Eurasianet cites RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service on base closures in Kyrgyzstan 
# Ron Paul, writing for Russia Today (RT), criticizes RFE/RL as propaganda
 
Russia
# Germans invoking Crimea precedent want their Republic back 
# "Putin's New War on Traitors" - Joshua Yaffa, "New Yorker" 
# "Is Germany a Country of Russia Apologists?" - Ralf Neukirch, Spiegel 
# Why did BRICS back Russia on Crimea?
# "Russia's Anti-Western Ideology Has Global Consequences" - Anne Applebaum, "Washington Post" 
 
Ukraine
Darth Vader running for president 
# Kyiv calls Medvedev visit to Crimea a "crude violation"
# "Ukraine's Best Worst Hope" - Gregory Feifer, Politico
# Ukraine's troops "cope on donations"
# Infographic: Crimea vs. Kosovo
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Afghanistan gets the most foreign aid
# An Afghan couple on the run
No U.S. soldiers died in Afghanistan in March
# The $400,000 camel meant to stand at new U.S. Embassy in islamabad
# Is Musharraf preparing to leave Pakistan?
 
Iran
# Iran director screens film to save man on death row
# How far did Turkey go to help Iran avoid sanctions?
# Former U.S. hostage angry about UN envoy appointee 
 
Caucasus
# Turkey trade with Russia diverted through Georgia
# Armenian bill would ban online anonymity 
 
Central Asia
# Moscow deploys missiles to Kazakhstan border
# Uzbekistan tightens Internet cafe scrutiny
# Karimova's selfies from house arrest
 
Of Interest
# Google public DNS intercepted in Turkey

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