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The Rundown - May 25

RFE/RL In The Media
# A report on Eurovision and Azerbaijan by "Foreign Policy" mentions Khadija Ismayilova
# "Enduring America" links to Radio Farda reporting on Iran's nuclear program
# "Global Voices" notes today's live Facebook chat with Khadija Ismayilova
# USIP links to Golnaz Esfandiari's report on a new social site in Iran

International Press Review

# Nuclear negotiations will continue next month in Moscow
# David Ignatius on the view from Tehran
# "Are we Focusing on the Wrong Nuclear Threat?" - Early & Asal, "Foreign Policy"

# An intelligence document suspects American sabotage of the Sukhoi Superjet
# "Russia's New Propaganda Minister" - Michael Bohm, "Moscow Times"
# Aleksei Kudrin offers frank talk on the Russian economy
# "Putin's Power Play" - Editorial, "Financial Times"

# The U.S. Senate voted to cut aid to Pakistan over the sentencing of Dr. Shakil Afridi
# "Newsline" reports on the Pakistani military presence in Siachen
# "The Art of the Ask for Afghanistan" - Hillman & Lobel, "The Wall St. Journal"
# "China Digs in to Afghanistan" - Pantucci & Petersen, "National Interest"

Of Interest
# Kazakhstan will drop visa requirements for 47 countries
# Rudy Guliani is/was consulting for Tomislav Nikolic in Serbia
# The Mladic trial will continue June 25
# Paul McGeough on the succession of Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani
# Alexis Madigral on Google's latent social network