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The Rundown -- November 20

RFE/RL in the Media

# AP covers cyberattack against RFE/RL
# RIA Novosti cites RFE/RL Armenian service on meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijan presidents
# Golnaz Esfandiari speaks on BBC about Iranian expectations for nuclear deal
# Reporters Without Borders refers to harassment of Radio Farda journalists' families in Iran
Middle East
# Sectarian tensions on display after suicide blast in Beirut
# "Inside Syria's Next Big Battle" - Mike Giglio, Buzzfeed
# Obama asks Congress to give negotiations a chance; behind the scenes progress
# "Stuxnet's Secret Twin" - Ralph Langner, "Foreign Policy"
# "Split on Accord on Iran Strains U.S.-Israel Ties" - David Sanger and Jodi Rudoren, "New York Times"
# Is the Arak reactor a red herring?
# Congressman says Iran can show it's changed by releasing American prisoner
# Former Mossad chief says Israel is "indestructible"
# Iraq hangs twelve prisoners
# "Iraq's Unknown Future" - Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Al Monitor
# Nine Greenpeace activists to be freed on bail
# "How to Fly in Russia and Survive" - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
# "Meanwhile, on the Internet: Russia, Buzzfeed and the West" - Jamie Rann, The Calvert Journal
# Russia's new pensions formula
# In final moments, still sticking points precluding U.S.-Afghanistan agreement
# Pakistan businesses hurt by energy crisis
Eastern Europe
# Ukraine stalls on vote to release Tymoshenko
# Lavrov criticizes "unforgivable pressure" by EU on Ukraine
# Sarkisian and Aliyev meet in Vienna
Of Interest
# Hollande, flailing at home, takes on assertive role in foreign policy