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The Rundown -- July 2

RFE/RL Video Roundup -- July 1, 2014i
July 01, 2014
Christians flee Islamic militants in Iraq, utility price hikes spark protest in Armenia, the Hungarian prime minister visits Serbia, plus stories from Georgia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Russia, and Pakistan
RFE/RL Video Roundup -- July 1, 2014
RFE/RL in the Media
# Read Merkhat Sharipzhan in Project Syndicate and Gulf News on the struggle of former Soviet countries to head West
Yahoo News uses RFE/RL video of displaced people in N. Waziristan
# Finland's Lenin museum getting a makeover
# How a hacker helped ProPublica discover a secret infusion of Russian cash to Syria
# "Russia is Punching Above Its Weight" - Mark Galleotti, "Moscow Times"
# Ukraine forces launch massive assault in Donetsk and Luhansk
# Russian journalist says reporters were "set up" on night cameraman was killed
# "A Battle in Ukraine Echoes Through the Decades" - Andrew Higgins, "New York Times"
# ViceNews dispatch: the cease-fire that wasn't
# "Iraq Must Not Come Apart" - Leslie Gelb, "New York Times"
# Why Turkey wants Iraq to break up
# Is ISIL on the brink of "sputtering out?"
# ISIL threatens al-Qaeda as extremist flagship
# Iran has deployed all of its SU-25 attack planes to Iraq
# Former Saudi intelligence chief calls Syria "festering wound" that fostered ISIL
# Iran shoots Modern Family almost scene-for-scene, but without the gay couple
# Afghanistan becomes unlikely safe haven for Pakistan refugees
# Afghanistan trying to block Facebook pages amid heightened election rhetoric
# Pakistan rejects allegations of involvement in Afghanistan fighting
Central Asia
# "Guardian" editorial about academic detained in Tajikistan
# Central Asia's new "superstate"
Of Interest
# How Jeff Bezos is changing the "Washington Post"

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