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RFE/RL Video Roundup - July 23i
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July 23, 2014
Protests in Kabul against civilian casualties of war, a new Islamic center opens at the oldest mosque in Tatarstan, kindergarten for children in Kyrgyzstan's remote mountains -- plus stories from Kazakhstan and Pakistan.
RFE/RL Video Roundup - July 23
Ukraine
# Vostok Battalion commander admits separatist fighters had a BUK 
# Communist Party ousted from Ukraine parliament 
# The unconventional beliefs of Ukraine separatist leader Borodai's father
# A Dutch reporter covering Ukraine since December on reporting MH17 
# Ukraine accuses Russia of shooting down two of its jets 
 
Russia
# Pomeranstev on seeing MH17 unfold from Moscow
# Russia's "megarich are losing billions
# "Putin Isn’t Panicking" - Masha Gessen, Slate 
 
Eastern Europe
# Belarusian volunteers join Ukraine conflict on both sides 
 
Iraq
# "Iraq Isn't Our Fight? Think Again" - Emily Manna, Georgetown Public Policy Review 
# Islamic State smuggling oil 
# al-Maliki rejects attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down 
 
Iran
# "Iran Collides With International Community in Mideast Conflicts" - Tom Ridge and Patrick Kennedy, "Roll Call" 
# Christian reportedly sentenced by Iranian judge to have his lip burnt with a cigarette for eating during Ramadan 
# Iran's reformist papers accused of lackluster Gaza coverage 
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing 
# "A US-Backed Militia Runs Amok in Afghanistan" - Matthieu Akins, Al Jazeera
# Afghan election result hinges on squabble-prone audit
# Pakistan and India to meet for first time since Modi victory 
 
Central Asia
# Scholar accused of spying in Tajikistan released on bail 
# Labor migration creates orphan conundrum in Tajikistan
 
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