RFE/RL in the Media
# RFE/RL President and CEO Kevin Klose interviewed by "Washington Post" about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics
# Read Antoine Blua in "The Atlantic" on the cold war for deer in Germany
# McFaul leaving after the Olympics
# HRW releases video compilation of vigilante attacks on LGBT community
# "Securing the Sochi Olympics" - Dmitri Trenin, Project Syndicate
# Russia preventing some activists from attending games, even as spectators
# Journalists at Sochi live-tweeting their hotel experiences
# Americans against holding games in Russia because of security, not gay rights
# Infographic: 136 attacks on journalists during Ukraine crisis
# According to Levada, 84 percent of Russians consider Euromaidan a coup attempt (in Russian)
# "How the EU Can Help Ukraine" - Andreas Umland, "Kyiv Post"
# Developers linked to Belarusian government reportedly helped code healthcare website
# "Gagauzia: A new attack on the Eastern Partnership?" - Salome Samadashvili, EU Observer
# al-Qaeda "pivots to the Levant"
# Journalists campaign around the world to free Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt; video of arrests shown on Egyptian TV
# Zarif says recognition of Israel on the table (sort of) after issues with Palestinians are solved
# "Kerry Talks Out of School" - Lee Smith, "The Weekly Standard"
# U.S. officials say Iran is not open for business
# Iran's conservatives worry they could lose influence in the event of a nuclear deal
# Dealing with drug problems in Iran
# al-Maliki said to be offering millions in aide to Sunni tribal leaders in Fallujah
# Iraqi Kurds joining Jihadist groups in Syria
# Afghanistan holds first ever live and televised presidential debate
# Election coverage shows growth of new Afghan media
# "Afghan Village Built On a Soviet Dream Collapsing Into Deadly Power Vacuum" - Emma Graham Harrison, "The Guardian"
# Karzai set to sign law that would ban relatives from testifying in domestic abuse cases
# Pakistan Taliban talks delayed
# "There’s a Little Bit of Kyiv in Tbilisi" - Giorgi Lomsadze, Eurasianet
# Buzzfeed has a style guide
# WSJ has eight social media editors