RFE/RL in the Media
# World Bulletin features RFE/RL map of Russian ties in FSU
# NPR cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine crisis
# "The Putin Doctrine: Myth, Provocation, Blackmail, or the Real Deal?" - Lilia Shetsova, The National Interest
# White House prepping new sanctions against Moscow
# Israel and U.S. split over Russia response
# Pentagon not happy with Russian jet buzzing Navy ship
# Kyiv "has lost its grip on East Ukraine"
# "Protesters in Ukraine's Restive East Feel Far from Kiev, Close to Russia" - James Marson, "Wall Street Journal"
# "Cossacks" in Slovyansk
# "Ukraine's Defense Dilemma" - Judy Dempsey, Carnegie
# Support for Russia has decreased in the South and East, according to recent polling
# Video: Ostrovsky's dispatch from the "mean streets of Luhansk"
# Thirty lions at Crimean safari park face starvation
# Iran official voices concern over fate of nuclear power plant
# Iran wants UN committee meeting on U.S. ban of envoy
# Iran minister hints country could replace Russia as gas supplier to EU
# "Iraq’s Elections Setting Up ‘Worst Case Scenario’" - James Kitfield, Defense One
# "A Hedgehog and a Fox Explain Afghanistan" - Douglas Ollivant, Foreign Policy
# "America's Ugly Win in Afghanistan" - Andrew Peek, Fiscal Times
# Senior Taliban member goes missing in UAE
# RT's take on progress in Afghanistan
# Pakistan to release 12 Taliban militants
# New PM appointed in Armenia