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RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 2i
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June 02, 2014
Afghans protest Pakistani air strikes, Ukrainians demand the release of hostages held by separatists, U.S. officials close a base in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Tatarstan, and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 2

RFE/RL in the Media

UNDPI picks up RFE/RL Turkmen service discussion on the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
Yahoo News uses RFE/RL Balkans service video of flooding 
 
Russia
# Documents show how Russian troll army hit America 
# Russian Deputy PM slams parents who send sick children abroad
# Russia cracks down on GPS, hoping to put Glonass on American soil
# The success of a site dedicated to fact-checking Russian media 
 
Ukraine
# "Ukraine's Festering Divisions" - Samual Charap, "New York Times" 
# Russia accusing Crimea activists of terrorism 
# Donbas insurgents wage social media campaign
# "What's Happening in Ukraine is Simple, Rational" - Gary Brecher, PandoDaily  
# "Ghost train" to Ukraine
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Afghanistan says there should have been no preconditions for Taliban release
# Criticism of Berghdal deal mounts
# "How Long Should Afghanistan Matter?" - Prakhar Sharma, Foreign Policy 
# What would happen #IfPakistanHadHollywood
# Suspected Pakistan robbers say police hacked off their hands
# Russia lifts embargo on weapons sales to Pakistan
 
Iran
# Dust storm smothers Iranian capital
# Changes at State Department worry Iran negotiators
 
Central Asia
# Uzbekistan rediscovers lost culture in the craft of Silk Road paper makers 
# Kazakhstan wants to export coal to Ukraine, Europe and China
# "Wary" Kazakhstan looks to make new friends
 
Caucasus
# S. Ossetia leader asks to join Russia again

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