On September 3, World Tribune and American Military News re-posted RFE/RL reporting on the U.S. military’s decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended due to Islamabad’s perceived lack of action against militants.
Yahoo News (via Storyful) re-posted RFE/RL Russian Service video of a protest by thousands of pensioners in Moscow opposed to proposed changes to the Russian pension system.
On September 2, euronews and Kyiv Post cited RFE/RL Ukrainian Service reporting on the jailing of a Ukrainian businessman sentenced to 4 and a half years in prison for organizing the murder of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko (who reappeared alive after faking his death as part of a Ukrainian sting).
World Tribune re-posted an article by RFE/RL’s Mike Eckel on newly declassified documents that illustrate Russian President Boris Yeltsin’s relationship and interaction with U.S. President Bill Clinton.
On September 1, The Washington Post profiled former RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service contributor Khadija Ismayilova on her continuing battle for human rights and against corruption in Azerbaijan.
CPJ, The Iranian, Center for Religious Pluralism in the Middle East, Iran News Update, and Informed Comment reposted an article by RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari on an intensified campaign by the Iranian government to persecute Sufi mystics.
On August 29, Newsweek, The Express, and American Military News cited RFE/RL reporting on a buildup of Russian naval forces in the Mediterranean Sea as it prepares for large-scale naval maneuvers and Syria plans for an offensive against rebel forces in Idlib province and tensions grow with the West in the region.
Business Insider and NewsTimes.com cited RFE/RL reporting on the crisis in Russia over the proposed increase in the minimum retirement age, and Vladimir Putin’s 2005 promise never to promise such a change.
Columbia Journalism Review quotes RFE/RL reporter Frud Bezhan on the atmosphere for journalists in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the April 30 suicide bombing that killed 9 journalists, including three who worked for RFE/RL's Afghan Service.
On August 28, The Diplomat, DefenseOne, bne Intellinews, EurasiaNet, and Asia-Plus cited RFE/RL Tajik Service and Afghan Service reporting on an attack by unknown aircraft on Taliban forces in an Afghan province along the country’s border with Tajikistan.
ThinkProgress cited RFE/RL reporting on allegations that U.S. political consultant and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had extensive dealings in Kyrgyzstan in the early 200’s to promote Russian interests in Central Asia.
On August 27, The Washington Post, Yahoo News, and bne Intellinews cited RFE/RL Moldovan Service video and reporting on riot police clashes with anti-government protesters in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, at celebrations marking the country’s Independence Day
UNIAN cited RFE/RL reporting in articles on an release of industrial chemicals in Russian-occupied Crimea, as well as U.S. sanctions entering into force against Russia over the chemical poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
Payvand cited RFE/RL Radio Farda reporting in articles on the ouster of Iran’s Economy Minister by the country’s parliament, an earthquake in western Iran that killed at least two, and the sentencing of a student activist to seven years in prison over a December 2017 protest.
On August 26, The Express posted an article on the 1978 ricin poisoning death of former RFE/RL Romanian Service journalist Georgi Markov.