Saturday, July 26, 2014


Now You See It...

Getting the story straight on Ukraine is already hard. But the task is made even more difficult by information posted on the Internet that is subsequently "disappeared."


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Afghan election commission workers, overseen by NATO-led Italian troops, unload ballot boxes flown in on a UN aircraft from Farah Province and to be sent onward to Kabul, at Herat airport on July 24.

Afghan Election Audit Suspended

Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) says it has suspended the audit of eight million votes cast in the presidential election runoff. More

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RFE/RL Video Roundup - July 25i
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July 25, 2014
A Russian court orders a captured Ukrainian soldier to remain in pretrial detention, Kyrgyzstan's exiled ex-president is sentenced in absentia to life in prison, Tatarstan starts promoting the 2015 aquatic sports world championships in Kazan -- plus stories from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Serbia.
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Video July 25

A Russian court orders a captured Ukrainian soldier to remain in pretrial detention, Kyrgyzstan's exiled ex-president is sentenced in absentia to life in prison, Tatarstan starts promoting the 2015 aquatic sports world championships in Kazan -- plus stories from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Serbia.
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Video July 24

Guilty verdicts against Russian opposition activists in a Moscow court, a protest in northern Iraq for Christians evicted by Islamic militants, Afghanistan trains more security forces -- plus stories from Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan
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Video July 23

Protests in Kabul against civilian casualties of war, a new Islamic center opens at the oldest mosque in Tatarstan, kindergarten for children in Kyrgyzstan's remote mountains -- plus stories from Kazakhstan and Pakistan.
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Video July 22

A suicide bomber kills four near Kabul's airport, religious minorities in Pakistan protest against Israel's Gaza offensive, fire destroys a bazaar in southern Tajikistan -- plus stories from Tajikistan and Serbia.
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Video July 21

Iraqi air strikes target Sunni militants in Fallujah, Afghan students protest civilian casualties, Pakistan's displaced tribal leaders ban women from queueing for aid, plus stories from Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan.

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Photogallery U.S. Intelligence Releases Evidence Of Russian Connection To MH17 Downing

"The Washington Post" reports that the U.S. intelligence community has released its analysis of photos relating to the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence reportedly says the images show the movements of an antiaircraft missile system toward Russia, and increased Russian military activity.

Video Romania Boosts Fight Against Corruption Amid High-Level Scandals

Romania has struggled with an epidemic of corruption for years, but under pressure from abroad and from its citizens, officials are making strides toward reining in graft. The main anticorruption body was in the headlines this month as it pursued bribery charges against the brother of the president.

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Radio Svaboda Keeps Watch Over Political Prisoners

Recently released Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski... More

British Ambassador Jan Thompson during a visit to RFE/RL's Prague headquarters, July 8, 2014.
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British Ambassador To The Czech Republic Visits RFE/RL

British Ambassador Jan Thompson visited RFE/RL’s Prague headquarters... More

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RFE/RL Journalist Digs Deep Into ‘The Pashtun Question’

Four years of intense research produces a seminal work on the... More