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The Rundown -- June 17

RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 16i
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June 16, 2014
Iraqi tribesmen show support for security forces fighting militants in the country's north, Ukrainian activists protest a pro-Putin pianist in New York, Belarusians celebrate the Holiday of the Mermaids, plus stories from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Pakistan.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 16

RFE/RL in the Media

Yahoo News uses RFE/RL video of checkpoints in Islamabad
 
Iraq
# Why some Iraqis want to give ISIL a chance
# Iraq orders complete Internet shutdown in five provinces
# Tony Blair pens essay on Iraq and the Middle East
# Iraq crisis in maps, photos and videos
# "ISIS Will Fail in Iraq, and Iran Will Be the Victor" - Steven Simon, "New York Times"
 
Iran
# Kerry say U.S. could work with Iran to quell Iraq violence 
# Iran intervention in Iraq would come with its own bevy of risks 
# Iran nuclear talks at critical stage
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Obama faces new test on ending America's wars
# Abdullah claims widespread election fraud, and some officials blaming Karzai
# Pakistani airstrikes hit Taliban strongholds
# Pakistani Taliban threaten retalitory strikes on Lahore and Islamabad 
# I could have carried polio out of Pakistan, and no one would have known
 
Ukraine
# IRI poll shows strong support for Russian language Ukrainian media 
# Poroshenko to propose cease-fire with Ukraine rebels 
# Meet eastern Ukraine's emerging warlords
 
Russia
# Life inside one of Russia's closed cities
# Gazprom cuts gas supply to Ukraine as talks fail
# At least 38,000 troops amassed on border again, according to Ukraine
# NATO claims its photos can prove where mysterious Russian tanks came from 
 
Eastern Europe
# Belarus blocks import of Ukrainian candy 
# Russia warns Moldova on EU integration risks 
 
Central Asia
"Kyrgyzstan: Democracy Under Pressure"- Ahmed Rashid, "Financial Times
# Uzbekistan's Bukhara Jews could disappear within a decade
 
Of Interest
# How to write an Upworthy headline (if you want to) 

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