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The Rundown -- April 2

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 1i
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April 01, 2014
Ultranationalists disarmed in Ukraine, Defense Ministers meeting in Tajikistan, a pro-Crimea rally in Russia's Bashkortostan, and stories from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Afghanistan in a roundup of reports from countries covered by RFE/RL.

RFE/RL Video Roundup -- Apr. 1

RFE/RL in the Media

# House passes measure that includes funding for RFE/RL and VOA Ukraine broadcasting
# "Wall Street Journal" cites RFE/RL survey of Russian media environment
# "Moscow Times" cites RFE/RL reporting on EU concern over Transdniester 
# Read Rob Coalson's profile of Petro Poroshenko in "The Atlantic"
 
Russia
# Finland frets as Russia launches military drills on its border 
# Manhattan real estate feels a Russian chill
# Pavel Durov leaves VKontakte amid Kremlin pressure
# President of RT America facing prison for tax fraud
Profile of Dmitry Kiselyov
 
Ukraine
# 25 tales of corruption and control found at Yanukovych's house
# U.S. military donations showing up for sale online in Ukraine
# Russia imposes large hike on Ukrainian gas prices
# "Experts on Ukraine Still Getting It Wrong" - Alexander Motyl, "World Affairs Journal"
 
Eastern Europe
Undercover report from Transdniester 
# If Transdniester is a new flashpoint, how should Europe react?
# Belarus supports Ukraine's "choice of integration vector"
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Afghanistan Analysts Network election rundown
# Karzai, to live near palace, plans to maintain influence
# The radicalization of some of Afghanistan's educated youth
# To protect foreigners, Afghanistan shuts down their hangouts
# Pakistan Ahmadi arrested on blasphemy charges
# Pakistan rejects Afghan allegation of involvement in terror attacks
 
Iran
# UN report assails Iran persecution of religious minorities
# Cheney calls for strikes on Iran at Republican gathering
# "Is Iran a Military Threat?" - Shahram Chubin, Carnegie
# 60% of Iran students use Viber and WeChat says office of Supreme Leader
 
 
Caucasus
# Azerbaijan fined $500,000 for nine doping cases
# Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs are to meet in Moscow in early April
 
Of Interest
# Young Syrian refugees perform Shakespeare 
# The case for profanity in print

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