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The Rundown -- February 24

RFE/RL in the Media

# Read Daud Khattak's review of "I am Malala" in Foreign Policy
# CPJ releases statement condemning harassment of Khadija Ismayilova
# RFE/RL coverage of events in Ukraine cited numerous times by "New York Times," (here and here) and by Mashable, ThinkProgress, "Globe and Mail" and WorldCrunch
# Natalia Sedletska, of RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service, quoted in "Guardian" story about investigative journalists digging through documents at Yanukovych's residence
# Many don't want her back in politics
# Crimea talks secession
# Videos: Huge pro-separatist rally in Sevastopol; handing out AK-47s
# Protester logistics won for Maidan
# If Yanukovych were to run, where would he go?
# Using big data to map Ukraine's violence
# What will Russia do about Ukraine?
# "Olympic Closing Ceremony Proves Russia a Worthy Host" - Juliet Macur, "New York Times"
# "Co-opting Muslims in Putin's Russia" - Robert Crews, "Foreign Affairs"
# "The Games Putin Plays" - Ross Douthat, "New York Times"
# Iran pays more for riskier oil fields
# Well known Iranian filmmaker visits U.S. for the first time
# Rohani's domestic reform agenda suffers setbacks
# Morsi accused of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards
# Iranian women embrace western fashion
# Afghanistan denies execution of 23 Pakistani security force members
# Taliban suspends talks on U.S. soldier
# Saudi Arabia seeking Pakistan arms for Syria rebels
Central Asia
# No information on whereabouts of 700 adopted Kazakhstanis
# Armenian leaders "nervous" about planned opposition rally
# Abkhazia forgotten at Olympics
Of Interest
# Mozilla to unveil $25 smartphone for emerging markets (!)
# 2012 "New York Times" profile of El Chapo