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The Rundown -- August 14

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Aug. 13i
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August 13, 2014
Iraqis in Anbar Province protest the destruction of war, Afghan presidential campaign teams hammer out a power-sharing deal, Pakistan braces for Independence Day protests -- plus more stories from Pakistan, Tatarstan, and Moldova.

RFE/RL Video Roundup - Aug. 13

 

RFE/RL in the Media
# "Washington Post" editorial on Azerbaijan arrests links to RFE/RL Azerbaijani story on Leyla Yunus
Forbes cites RFE/RL Russian Service on Russian "aid" convoy
 
Russia
# Convoy now reportedly rolling towards separatist-controlled southern Ukraine
# "In Russia, Conspiracy Theories Always Ring True" - Mark Galeotti, "Moscow Times" 
# Putin's secret friendship with an ex-Stasi officer 
# "Federalization" idea spreading in Russia?
 
Ukraine
# Ukraine death toll doubles in a week, according to UN 
# Despite the evidence, Ukraine continues to deny shelling in cities
 
Iran
# Why has Iraq turned its back on Maliki?
# Rohani tweets photo of Iranian woman who received prestigious math prize
# Khamenei says cooperation with U.S. stops at nuke talks
 
Iraq
# Pentagon says ISIL siege on Iraq mountain is over
# "How Maliki Broke Iraq" - James Jeffrey, Politico
# Video: Islamic State or Iran -- which is the bigger threat
 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
# Pakistani militant group becomes active in Afghanistan
# Pakistan calls Modi's terror remarks "baseless rhetoric
# The female superhero fighting terrorists in Pakistan 
 
Central Asia
# Daewoo admits using cotton from Uzbek forced and child labor 
# Tajikistan ready to prosecute citizens who fight abroad
# The threat of Jihadism in Central Asia after U.S. withdrawal 
 
Of Interest
# The example Ferguson sets abroad; exhibit A
# Snowden gets the "Wired" treatment

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