Friday, February 27, 2015


  • Many of the statues and other objects destroyed in the video were plaster-cast reproductions.

    Smashed Mosul Museum Pieces Were Copies

    In a relief to historians, many, if not the majority, of the objects destroyed by Islamic State militants in a Mosul museum this week are believed to be modern plaster-cast reproductions of pieces held in other museums.

  • Audio Podcast: The Kremlin's War Plan

    Weeks before President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster, plans to intervene in Ukraine were circulating in the Kremlin. The purportedly leaked strategy document is the topic of this week's Power Vertical Podcast.

  • Kazakhstan's Health Ministry has sought to reassure parents about the vaccines being used, noting that they were certified by the World Health Organization.

    Worried Sick In Kazakhstan

    A measles vaccination campaign has been suspended in Kazakhstan after some 100 teenagers reportedly fell ill. Despite protests by parents, however, health authorities are determined to resume the campaign.




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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Feb. 27i
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February 27, 2015
Russia's Anti-Maidan group protests in front of RFE/RL's Moscow bureau, young Moldovans demand better environmental protection, a string of bomb attacks strikes Cairo, plus stories from Pakistan and Tajikistan.
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Video February 27

Russia's Anti-Maidan group protests in front of RFE/RL's Moscow bureau, young Moldovans demand better environmental protection, a string of bomb attacks strikes Cairo, plus stories from Pakistan and Tajikistan.
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Afghans celebrate their first ever victory in a World Cup cricket match, Kyrgyzstan accuses Belarus of harboring Kyrgyz criminals, knocking down illegally built shops in Pakistan -- plus more from Afghanistan.
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Video February 25

Sunni tribal leaders in an Islamic State-controlled Iraqi town blame Iran for a bombing, students in Tbilisi stage a mock funeral for Georgia’s battered Lari currency, Pakistani authorities tell Afghan imams to stop preaching in Pakistani mosques – plus more stories from Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Video February 24

Afghans consult the World Food Program amid warnings of a coming drought, displaced Pakistanis call for food aid, heavy snow covers the Tajik capital, and Kyrgyzstan's Museum of Ballet opens its doors.
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Video February 23

Claims that Pashtuns are being denied identity papers in Pakistan, chemical workers pledge daily protests in Armenia, massive currency devaluation in Azerbaijan, plus stories from Georgia and Afghanistan.

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Photogallery Deadly Avalanches Sweep Northeastern Afghanistan

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