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The Rundown - May 11

RFE/RL In The Media
# A "Spiegel" interview with the Eurovision organiser mentions Khadija Ismayilova's case
# "Forbes" cites RFE/RL reporting on the Putin inaguaration
# "Global Post" cites RFE/RL reporting on a reported terror plot in Sochi, Russia (more)

International Press Review

# "Sanctions are only a Stop-Gap" - Patrick Clawson, "Foreign Affairs"
# "The Guardian" reports on Iranian support of south Yemeni activists
# EU countries may relax part of the sanctions regime against Iran
# "Israel's Spy Revolt" - Natan Sachs, "Foreign Policy"

# "The Boy on the Bicycle" - Julia Ioffe, "The New Yorker"
# Moscow will tighten rules on protests

# "How Pakistan Lets Terrorism Fester" - Husain Haqqani, "The New York Times"
# The Red Cross has suspended work in Pakistan
# The Czech Republic may invest in Pakistan's rail network

Of Interest
# A Dostoyevsky experts hits back at Lukashenka
# Anne Nelson on international media development in the digital age
The world may be getting more religious

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# More on the leaking of information on a recent failed al Qaeda plot