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The Rundown - April 20

RFE In The Media
# "Hugo Chávez Gets A Twitter Account" - Christian Caryl, "National Interest"
# "PressTV" quotes RFE's interview with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari
# A "Christian Science Monitor" report on investigative journalism mentions RFE

International Press Review

Middle East
# The UK is sending military advisers to help rebel forces in Libya
# A new report says at least 846 people died in the Egyptian uprising
# Saudi Arabia is urging Iran to protect its diplomats

# "Tehran's Nuclear Bazaar" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Iran Marches Forward" - Benny Morris, "National Interest"
# Lawmakers have proposed a law banning dog ownership

# "The Washington Post" reports on Khimki Forest activists
# Miriam Elder on United Russia's waning popularity
# "The 3rd Opium War" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# "The New York Times" won a Pulitzer Prize for a series on corruption in Russia

# Admiral Mike Mullen is in Islamabad today
# Joshua Foust on the "Three Cups of Tea" controversy
# "Pakistan's Islamist Tightrope" - Joshua T. White, "Foreign Policy"

# "Press Under Pressure" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Ukraine's richest man just paid £136.4m for a flat in Hyde Park

Of Interest
# "Chernobyl’s Guide To Tyranny" - Tony Barber, "Financial Times"
# Belarus has devalued the Ruble
# "Dangerous Arts" - Salman Rushdie, "The New York Times"
# "How Dangerous Is Finalnd To The Euro?" - Boll & Marquart, "Spiegel"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"
# Bradley Manning will be moved to Fort Leavenworth
# "Politico" reports on a possible deal on the U.S. deficit