Tuesday, January 27, 2015


The Liberation Of Auschwitz

Video Ukrainian Vet Recalls The Horrors

Mykola Karpenko, now 86, was drafted into the Soviet Army at age 17 from his village in Ukraine and was among those who freed the prisoners of Auschwitz.


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Aleksandr Litvinenko, then an officer of Russia's Federal Security Service, attends a news conference in Moscow in November 1998.

Putin Blamed For Litvinenko Death At Inquiry

A public inquiry into former Russian spy Aleksandr Litvinenko’s death has heard that he had been murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Russia's "mafia state." More

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RFE/RL Video Roundup - January 27i
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January 27, 2015
Commandos train teachers at a Pakistani women's college to use handguns against terrorists, Armenian small business owners protest lower taxes, Afghans demonstrate against Charlie Hebdo cartoons -- plus stories on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia.
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Video January 27

Commandos train teachers at a Pakistani women's college to use handguns against terrorists, Armenian small business owners protest lower taxes, Afghans demonstrate against Charlie Hebdo cartoons -- plus stories on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Serbia, Moldova, and Georgia.
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Video January 26

Russian security forces raid the only Tatar-language TV station in Crimea, a former senior Kazakh official says corruption charges against him are politically motivated, and Moldovans protest against the role of the Communist Party in support of a new government.
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Video January 23

Protesters in Afghanistan march against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pakistan announces a new strategy to eradicate polio, and a Tajik Islamic school cracks down on poorly performing students.
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Video January 22

Afghan religious scholars condemn the depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in a French magazine, internally displaced people in Pakistan protest about their living conditions, an Iraqi police chief takes journalists on a tour of an area that was retaken from militants last fall, plus stories from Pakis
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Video January 21

Armenians bury a six-month-old boy stabbed in a brutal attack, Kyrgyz demonstrators voice support for the country’s prosecutor-general, Pakistanis rally against depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a French magazine, plus stories from Pakistan and Serbia.

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Video 'They Told Us To Wage Jihad Against Kabul'

Afghan authorities have recently captured a number of young men who were apparently planning to carry out suicide bombings. The National Directorate of Security (NDS), the country's spy agency, presented several thwarted bombers to the media in Kabul.

Video Kazakh Winter - One Family's Struggle

Winter in Kazakhstan can be harsh – especially without heating. Sholpan Saymova’s family home was declared to be in an "emergency condition” in 2010 – but the repairs led to a nightmare that left them at turns freezing cold, hospitalized, and battling local bureaucracy.

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