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RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 30i
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June 30, 2014
Daghestan's seaside hotels accommodate refugees fleeing fighting in Ukraine, Moldova's government sponsors Romanian language courses for civil servants, Belarusian Catholics take part in an annual pilgrimage, plus stories from Iraq.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - June 30

RFE/RL in the Media
 
# "New York Post" cites RFE/RL on new Kazakh sport legislation
The Blaze writes about John Steinbeck speech delivered over RFE/RL in 1954
 
Ukraine
# Poroshenko declares end to cease-fire
# Hundreds of people have dissappeared in eastern Ukraine
# In Ukraine, frustration was growing with Kyiv's peace efforts 
# Russian journalist dies as witness alleges "devious plot"
 
Russia
# A like or a retweet can now be punished by five years in jail 
# HRW on the one-year anniversary of Russia anti-LGBT law
# A rundown of Kremlin far-right outreach
 
Iraq
# Mortar shells hit gates of revered Shi'ite shrine in Sammara 
# ISIL's newest recruits are ten-year-olds
# "Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater" - James Risen, "New York Times"
# The Iraqi Christians who refuse to flee as ISIL attacks
 
Iran
# Officials calling ISIL a U.S. plot to tarnish Muslims
# Bill Burns expected to attend Vienna talks
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# ViceNews video: Afghanistan election dispute pushing country toward political crisis
# Pakistan launches ground operation against militants
# Analyst says 1,000 Chinese jihadists training in Pakistan
# Shi'a are being killed by extremists in Pakistan
 
Caucasus
# Azerbaijanis win in Syrian art contest
# Azerbaijan satellite begins broadcasting Russian TV channels 
 
Central Asia
# Yahoo News calls Turkmenistan a "new shopping Mecca"
# Kazakhstan continues Moscow criticism on Baikonur facility 
# Viniculture revival in Kazakhstan 
 
Balkans
# Kosovo arrests three with alleged ties to ISIL 
 
Of Interest
# NYT World Cup "set piece"
# AP will use robots for some business stories

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