Friday, September 19, 2014


  • Russia Feels The Sanctions Squeeze

    There are ever more signs Western sanctions are squeezing the Russian government: from the falling ruble to a widening search for cash to prop up state companies.

  • Crimean Tatar Crackdown Continues

    In the latest sign of pressure on the Muslim minority group, a Crimean Tatar scholar was assaulted and his passport confiscated as he was on his way to a UN conference on indigenous peoples.

  • The Best Of The CIS

    In Moscow, a new “CIS” grocery store selling goods from Russia and former Soviet republics is thriving amid food sanctions and a patriotic fervor sweeping the country.




Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
RFE/RL Video Roundup - Sept 19i
X
September 19, 2014
A motorcycle bombing in Kirkuk, unpaid inoculation teams in Pakistan, Gazprom accused in Moldova -- plus stories from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iraq's war-torn Anbar Province.
Video

Video September 19

A motor-cycle bombing in Kirkuk, unpaid inoculation teams in Pakistan, Gazprom accused in Moldova - plus stories from Bosnia Hercegovina and Iraq's war-torn Anbar province.
Video

Video September 18

Protests in Pakistan, a devastated bridge in Iraq, plus stories from Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Video

Video September 17

Arrests in Kosovo, floods in Serbia, women's volleyball in Afghanistan - plus stories from Kazakhstan and Pakistan
Video

Video September 16

A deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan, shelling in Iraq, chewing tobacco in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Montenegro and Kazakhstan.
Video

Video September 15

The gang rape verdict in Afghanistan, the Russian rouble at an all-time low, prison sentences for mass killing in Kyrgyzstan, plus stories from Pakistan and Georgia.

Multimedia

Video Boycotting Election, Crimean Tatars Make Pies Instead

As Crimea held local and regional elections on September 14, many Crimean Tatars boycotted the vote -- the first election since Russia annexed the peninsula. Some residents, like Gulzara, highlighted the boycott by making a traditional Crimean Tatar dish, chebureki, instead of voting.

Video Threats Don't Slow Down Afghan Women's Cycling Team

The members of Afghanistan' national cycling team face frequent criticism and even violence from men who consider their behavior to be un-Islamic. But that hasn't deterred them from training hard, competing abroad, and encouraging other young women to exercise their hard-won freedoms.

Multimedia Archive

Most Popular

Job Opportunities

Press Room

Russia -- Aleksander Margolin, Ilya Gushchin and Aleksei Gaskarov (L-R), charged with rioting on Bolotnaya Square on May 6, 2012, are seen in a cage during the announcement of the verdict in a Moscw court, Aug. 18, 2014
Journalists in Trouble

Jailed Russian Blogger Describes Bolotnaya's 'Finale'

Russian blogger Alexei Gaskarov is among the latest in a series of... More

Bahrain -- US freelance journalist Steven Sotloff during a work trip in Manama near Lulu Roundabout, October 26, 2010
Communications

BBG Condemns Sotloff Murder

The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors condemned the beheading of... More

Bannu, July 31, 2014: Members of the family of Sadaqatullah Dawar, displaced from Pakistan's North Waziristan district.
Kudos & Awards

Local Journalists Applaud Radio Mashaal Crisis Coverage

RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal is awarded for providing unique coverage... More