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The Rundown -- April 23

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 22i
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April 22, 2014
A deadly roadside bomb hits northwest Pakistan, Russian communists mark the 144th birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, and an exhibition of historical manuscripts opens in Baghdad, plus stories from Afghanistan, Georgia, and Serbia.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 22

RFE/RL in the Media

Council on Foreign Relations cites Daisy Sindelar's interview with Ivan Lozowy
Today's Zaman cites RFE/RL reporting on Crimean Tatar leader
 
Russia
# Navalny may be jailed for a long time after latest conviction
# New law restricts Russian bloggers
# "Putin's Empire of the Mind" - Mark Galleotti and Andrew Bowen, Foreign Policy
# Can Snowden survive against Putin?
# DC theatre cancels major Russian theatre festival
 
Ukraine
Doubts raised about photos tying Russian units to Ukraine
# After body of politician found in Slovyansk, Turchynov relaunches "antiterror" operation
# Simon Ostrovsky, Vice News correspondent, detained in Slovyansk
# In Ukraine both sides call the other fascist 
Donetsk cousins: one's a Ukrainian nationalist, the other's a separatist
# Poroshenko visited Israel in secret to ask for support for territorial integrity
# "Fact sheet" on U.S. crisis support for Ukraine
 
Eastern Europe
# U.S. sending 600 ground troops to eastern Europe this week
# Belarusian vacationers to avoid Crimea this year
# Lukashenka warns against repeat of Ukraine "mistakes"
 
Iran
# Iran's divorce rate is rising
#mustseeIran hashtag creates two very different pictures of Iran
# In letters, Evin prisoners describe brutal attack 
# "The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is Working" - Joe Cirincione, "The Atlantic" 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Will Afghanistan and Pakistan resume proxy war after U.S. withdrawal?
# Republicans say leaving fewer than 10,000 troops would be "fatal mistake"
# Pakistan army demands Geo news closure
 
Iraq
# Iraq teeters on the edge of civil war
 
Central Asia
# Kazakhstan vets burn magazines comparing Putin to Hitler
# Nazarabayev's nephew in New York apartment row
 
Balkans
 
Of Interest
# Reporting on drone strikes

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