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The Rundown -- August 12

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Aug. 11i
August 11, 2014
Amnesty International urges the United States to investigate Afghan civilian deaths, Pakistani authorities lock down the capital ahead of an antigovernment march, the Ukrainian capital reopens the city center for traffic after months of protests, plus other stories from Moldova and Pakistan.
RFE/RL Video Roundup - Aug. 11
RFE/RL in the Media
# Luke Johnson interviewed on the Bill Press Show
# "Newsweek" cites RFE/RL coverage of Nagorno Karabakh conflict 
YahooNews uses RFE/RL video of pro-Ukraine battalions battling for Donetsk town
# Russia dispatches 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Ukraine; NATO warns of "high probability" of invasion
# "Putin Has Stumbled in Ukraine" - Fyodor Lukyanov, "Moscow Times" 
# Russia turns to China for defense and aerospace equipment
# "Putin's Dilemma" - Sergei Guriev, Project Syndicate
# Germany asks Ukraine to forgo sanctions that threaten gas transit
# Last week: Moscow will start Ukraine invasion with humanitarian aid mission
# Ukraine's Azov Battalion has a lot of Neo Nazis 
Eastern Europe
# Do Belarusian farmers stand to profit from Russia sanctions?
# Inside Obama's push for regime change in Iraq
# A breakdown of Iraq's political crisis
# Power struggle comes to Baghdad's streets
# Maliki a "source of frustration" for two U.S. presidents
# The Gulf War photo no one would publish
# Iran's parliament votes to forbid vasectomies
# Afghan army kills at least 51 militants in 24 hour operation
# Islamabad reportedly may be sealed off
# "Wrath of Khan" - "Economist" 
Central Asia
# Can Dushanbe "keep the lid" on the Internet?
# Turkmenistan human trafficking survivors rebuild their lives
# Russia pledges $500 million to Kyrgyzstan for Eurasian Union integration
# Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry criticizes Polish Foreign Ministry for statement on arrests of rights' activists
Of Interest
# What happens when you like everything on Facebook 

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