Thursday, December 18, 2014


  • Audio Slide Show My Ukraine: Memory & Identity

    In Ukraine, every picture tells a story. RFE/RL traveled to six Ukrainian cities in search of old family photographs -- and the people who treasure them as an affirmation of who they, and their country, are today.

  • Ruble Blame Game Begins

    Economists say the collapse of the ruble is due to a combination of Western sanctions and the uncontrollable drop in world oil prices. But many Russians are still searching for particular countries or people to blame.

  • A man lights candles in front of a portrait of Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif during a protest against a school attack in Peshawar by the Taliban that killed scores of people, mostly children.

    Video Pakistan Army Chief Vows To Fight Taliban

    One day after a massacre at Peshawar school, Pakistan's army chief Raheel Sharif visited Kabul for talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the two vowed to fight "terrorism and extremism" together.




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RFE/RL Video Roundup - Dec. 17i
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December 17, 2014
Funerals for the victims of a Taliban attack in Pakistan, an Eastern European summit in Serbia, and a protest against the destruction of cultural heritage in Georgia, plus stories from Macedonia and Iraq.
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Video December 17

Funerals for the victims of a Taliban attack in Pakistan, an Eastern European summit in Serbia, and a protest against the destruction of cultural heritage in Georgia, plus stories from Macedonia and Iraq.
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Video December 16

Taliban gunmen take over a school in Peshawar in one of Pakistan's worst attacks; Kazakhs mourn the victims of suppressed protests; Georgia investigates claims of abuse in prison; and Afghanistan moves ahead with plans for an international railway.
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Video December 15

Disgruntled EXPO workers clash with police in Kazakhstan, an anti-polio drive resumes following a Taliban attack in Pakistan, a show seeks UNESCO status for rugs in Moldova, plus stories from Bosnia and Afghanistan (RFE/RL)
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Video December 12

Mortgage holders demonstrate in Moscow amid a growing currency crisis, a new direct flight route links former foes Croatia and Serbia, and Shi'ite Muslims observe rites of mourning in Pakistan, plus stories from Afghanistan and Kazakhstan.
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Video December 11

A suicide bomber kills soldiers in Kabul, Kadyrov supporters egg activists in Russia, drug smugglers arrested in Afghanistan, plus stories from Kyrgyzstan and Bosnia-Herzegovina,

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Photogallery Photos Of The Week #50

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 50th week of 2014. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

Video Remembering The First Chechen War

Twenty years later after the first Chechen conflict, RFE/RL looks back at the destruction wrought upon Grozny.

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Chechnya -- Chechen women and men pass by a Russian armoured personnel carrier in front of the destroyed presidential palace in Grozny.  Feb1996.
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Revisiting the First Chechen War

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Ukraine -- Oleksiy Matsuka, host of RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service program "Donbas Realities." Kyiv, October 15, 2014.
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Ukrainian Reporter Lauded For Courage

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Journalist Khadija İsmayilova entering a courtroom in Baku, Azerbaijan, 5 Dec 2014
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Azerbaijan Jails Khadija Ismayilova

Ismayilova, a prominent investigative journalist who contributes to... More