Thursday, August 21, 2014


  • Has The Ukraine Endgame Begun?

    Germany's Angela Merkel heads to Kyiv on August 23. And even while doubts remain about the Kremlin's willingness to make a deal, there's reason to hope a resolution to the Ukraine conflict may finally be at hand.

  • Explainer: Moscow's Food War With The West

    Moscow's ban on food imports isn't just punishing the West for sanctions, it is also punishing Russian consumers with higher prices. We look at how the bans hurt Russians most.

  • 'The Hardest Part Is I Can't See You'

    With her health reportedly deteriorating, detained Azerbaijani rights activist Leyla Yunus has penned an open letter to her husband -- who himself was arrested and charged with treason shortly after her.



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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Aug. 21i
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August 21, 2014
Antigovernment protests continue in Pakistan, UN relief operation under way in Iraq, McDonald's closed in Russia, plus stories from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan
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Video August 21

Antigovernment protests continue in Pakistan, UN relief operation under way in Iraq, McDonald's closed in Russia, plus stories from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan
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Video August 20

Opposition protesters threaten the prime minister in Pakistan, Afghans celebrate independence in Tajikistan, an exhibit on repression against activists in Russia, plus stories from Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan.
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Video August 19

Barrel bombs dropped in Iraq, flooded Serbian cities rebuilt, the Sarajevo film festival in full swing, plus a story from Tajikistan.
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Video August 18

Antigovernment activists receive jail terms in Moscow, Kazakh fuel companies impose gasoline rations, and Afghans demand that war criminals be brought to justice, plus stories from Pakistan and Tatarstan.
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Video August 15

Antigovernment protesters march on the Pakistani capital, Kazakh homeowners take a last stand to protect their property from demolition, Kazan hosts an evening of Tatar poetry, plus other stories from Pakistan, Georgia, and Tajikistan.

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Photogallery Photos Of The Week #33

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

Video Russians In Latvia

In Latvia, some 13 percent of the population are Russian-speaking non-citizens without the right to vote.

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