We know that rferl.org isn't the only website you read, and it's possible that you may have missed some of our most interesting journalism from the past week. To make sure you're up-to-date, here are some of the highlights produced by RFE/RL's team of correspondents, multimedia editors, and visual journalists over the past seven days.
Decades after the end of the Cold War, experts are still debating whether the Soviet Union actually stored live nuclear warheads in three top-secret bunkers in Czechoslovakia. We visited the decaying sites to see what remains of this terrifying legacy. By Dmitry Treshchanin, Tetiana Iarmoshchuk, and Robert Coalson
A new weekly program on Russian state TV is adding to its drumbeat of adulatory coverage of President Vladimir Putin, praising his physical fitness and love of nature, and showing him as a leader that "you don't mess around with." By Carl Schreck
Activists fear excavation near the scene of Stalin crimes is part of a bid to discredit a prominent historian and rewrite the significance of the Sandarmokh killing ground. By Lyubov Chizhova and Robert Coalson
Jalaluddin Haqqani had been out of the insurgency game for years, but leaves behind an extensive legacy of violence in Afghanistan. By Frud Bezhan
Uzbekistan’s Forbidden Art Treasures
In a dusty town in the Uzbek desert, a collection of once-banned Soviet-era art worth hundreds of millions of dollars is finally attracting the world’s attention. By Amos Chapple and Margot Buff
It's no secret that LGBT Russians have fled their homeland in recent years amid what rights advocates call rising homophobia in the country. But a small number of sexual minorities have sought refuge in Russia -- with mixed results. By Carl Schreck
Mercy-Man: Tajik Telepathic Superhero Teaches Compassion
He's compassionate and has telepathic powers. Meet Tajikistan's new superhero, Mercy-Man. By RFE/RL's Tajik Service and Stuart Greer
Aleksandr Zakharchenko, who died in a bomb blast at a Donetsk cafe, was the pivotal leader in the Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine. But he was never more than a figurehead, not fully trusted in Moscow and despised in Kyiv. By Christopher Miller
RFE/RL’s photographer was on hand to capture the hoof-thumping action as the mountain venue of Kyrgyzstan’s Nomad Games opened on September 3. By Amos Chapple
Up In Arms: Russia’s Massive Vostok-2018 War Games
Russia's Vostok-2018 joint military exercises on September 11-15 will include up to 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, making it the biggest war games in Russia in almost 40 years.