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RFE/RL Video Roundup - May 13i
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May 13, 2014
Armenian police detain protesters in Yerevan, an Afghan amnesty sets prisoners free, and a travel ban leaves Pakistanis stranded, plus stories from Russia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, and Kyrgyzstan.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - May 13

RFE/RL in the Media

Journal of Turkish Weekly cites RFE/RL Balkans service's Dusan Janjic interview
 
Ukraine
# Separatists kill seven Ukrainian soldiers in ambush
# Biden's son joins Ukrainian gas company connected to Yanukovych
# "Uncivil war of words" in Ukrainian media
# This was in "The Guardian"
 
Russia
# Russia eyes own Eurovision
# Russia pulls space cooperation
# "Europe's Russian Nightmare is Starting to Come True" - Michael Kelly, Business Insider
# Russian airlines battling over Crimea
 
Eastern Europe
# Moldova to sign Association Agreement on June 27
# OSCE mission head in Chisinau says Moldova has "done nothing" for Transdniester, reports ITAR-TASS
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# A "Twitter essay" on torture in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan's insurgency after the transition
# Warlord politics "aren't always bad for democracy"
# Pakistan departing travelers will be required to get Polio vaccine 
# "Teaching Liberation to Pakistan’s Girls" - Binah, Shah, "New York Times
 
Iran
# Iranian hackers becoming more aggressive
# Iranian cyber-police trying to track down blogger
# "How Iran Got a Taste for Chrystal Meth" - Ramita Naval, "The Guardian"
# ADL survey says Iran least anti-Semitic country in Middle East
 
Caucasus
# Another democracy activist detained in Azerbaijan
 
Of Interest
# How to make maps go viral
# How "The Guardian" is speeding up its responsive site

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