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Communications / The Rundown

The Rundown -- June 5

RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 4i
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June 04, 2014
Assad supporters rally in Syria, Afghans protest against Pakistani air strikes, an anti-EU protest in Moldova, plus stories from Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 4
RFE/RL in the Media

Daily News quotes BBG executive as saying Ukraine official hoped for more coverage of corruption by RFE/RL
 
Russia
# France will train hundreds of Russian seamen aboard a powerful warship this month
# Russia boosting North Korea ties in Asia pivot
# Russian borrowers returning to global debt market
# Stephen Walt: Putin is winning
# Prosecutors now reportedly forbidden from leaving Russia without permission
# 24 photographers provide different perspective on Russia
 
Ukraine
# Rebels gain control of Russia-Ukraine border corridor
# Poroshenko rejects martial law in the east
# "Why Ukraine Needs Russia -- For Now Anyway" - Karolina Chorvath, CNBC
# "Washington Post" editorial: West shows no willingness to defend Ukraine 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# "Afghanistan: A Messy Endgame" - Zahid Hussain, Dawn
# Pakistan slams attacks on border posts from Afghan side
# Pakistan serials returning to Indian television 
# The Pakistani workers making the World Cup balls
 
Iran
# Iran tries to block Afghanistan's opium boom
# Khamenei says U.S. has given up on military attack
# U.S. agrees to continue to allow Iran oil sales
# Iran can now detect U.S. stealth jets at long range 
 
Iraq
# Iraq and Iran top Gallup list of world's unhappiest countries
# "Iraq's Best Hope" - Thomas Friedman, "New York Times" 
 
Central Asia
# Man arrested for insulting Tajik president on Facebook 
Surveillance cameras proliferate in Tajikistan
 
Of Interest
# Data journalism thinkers

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