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The Rundown -- April 30

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 29i
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April 29, 2014
A rights defender is detained in Azerbaijan, Israel honors Belarusian war heroes, and Pakistanis demand the return of missing persons, plus stories from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Apr. 29

RFE/RL in the Media

CPJ cites RFE/RL Ukrainian Service on journalists missing in the east
# Rob Coalson's story on Moldova's east-west dilemma featured in Council on Foreign Relations "must reads
Foreign Policy on new legislation to change structure of international broadcasting 
 
Russia
# Kerry says U.S. taped Moscow's calls to its spies in Ukraine
# ExxonMobile and Morgan Stanley don't really want to talk about Russia sanctions yet
# Russian tech companies express concern about new Internet legislation
 
Ukraine
# Why are police in the south and east standing on the sidelines?
# In poll, Europeans iffy on harsh EU sanctions
# Luhansk building occupied as Russia accuses west of building "iron curtain"
# Ukrainian official: "we make mistakes, unlike Russia"
# Top five "weird promises" of Ukraine presidential candidates
# Ukrainian journalist dresses as "green man" to show weak security situation in east
 
Eatstern Europe
# Moldova to get gas supplies from Romania
 
Iraq
# Iraq holding elections today
# "Unrest in Iraq Narrows Odds for Maliki Win" - Tim Arango and Michael Gordon
 
Iran
# Rohani hits back at hardliners in interview
# Iran official says 53 percent of drug users employed by government
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Woman starts female cab service after cabby-husband killed by Taliban
# U.S. auditor says corruption threatens Afghan progress
# Pakistan to cut prime minister's electricity for not paying his bills
# Pakistan reaches out to Iran
 
Caucasus
# Azerbaijan "supports" Turkey on Armenia issue
# Erdogan says Armenians living in Turkey proves there was no genocide, but says he's willing to open archives
 
Balkans
# Bosnia introduces 10 year jail terms for participation in Syria conflict
# Dodik calls for a Crimea-style referendum in Bosnia
 
Of Interest
# Journalists discuss digital engagement

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