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The Rundown -- April 15

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 14i
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April 14, 2014
Rioting in northern Iraq, a protest over land seizures in Kazakhstan, and a former Taliban leader's disappearance, plus stories from the Russian republics of Tatarstan and Daghestan in this roundup of news from countries covered by RFE/RL.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 14

RFE/RL in the Media

World Bulletin features RFE/RL map of Russian ties in FSU
NPR cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine crisis
 
Russia
# White House prepping new sanctions against Moscow
# Israel and U.S. split over Russia response
# Pentagon not happy with Russian jet buzzing Navy ship 
 
Ukraine
# "Cossacks" in Slovyansk 
# "Ukraine's Defense Dilemma" - Judy Dempsey, Carnegie 
# Support for Russia has decreased in the South and East, according to recent polling
# Thirty lions at Crimean safari park face starvation
 
Iran
# Iran official voices concern over fate of nuclear power plant
# Iran wants UN committee meeting on U.S. ban of envoy
# Iran minister hints country could replace Russia as gas supplier to EU
 
Iraq
# "Iraq’s Elections Setting Up ‘Worst Case Scenario’" - James Kitfield, Defense One
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# "A Hedgehog and a Fox Explain Afghanistan" - Douglas Ollivant, Foreign Policy
# "America's Ugly Win in Afghanistan" - Andrew Peek, Fiscal Times
# Senior Taliban member goes missing in UAE
RT's take on progress in Afghanistan
# Pakistan to release 12 Taliban militants
 
Caucasus
New PM appointed in Armenia

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