On May 25, Newsweek linked to RFE/RL idel.realii reporting on a Russian court imposing a fine for “spreading extremist materials” on an opposition activist after the activist shared a video clip of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver on a Russian social media site.
Payvand reposts an RFE/RL article on U.S. Treasury Department deliberations about imposing more sanctions on Iran, and its review of previously-issued licenses to Boeing and Airbus to sell aircraft to Iran.
On May 24, The Diplomat cites RFE/RL Kazakh Service reporting about a controversial bill under consideration in the Kazakh parliament that would enable the authorities to strip "terrorists" of their citizenship.
On May 23, the Institute for Peace and War Reporting posted an interview with RFE/RL Central Asia analyst Muhammad Tahir about Turkmenistan's growing economic crisis.
Balkan Insight cited an RFE/RL Balkan Service article in its report on so-called mixed marriages between ethnic Serbs and Bosniaks.
The UNIAN news agency cited RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine opening a criminal probe of Soviet leader Josef Stalin and KGB chief Lavrenti Beria for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II.
Yahoo News UK posted RFE/RL Moldovan Service video of an LGBT march in Moldovas that was stopped after a few hundred meters by counter protesters throwing eggs and water. LGBTQ Nation on May 23 cited RFE/RL Moldovan Service reporting on reaction to Moldovan President Igor Dodon's critical remarks about the march and Moldova's gay community.
On May 20, The Washington Post linked to RFE/RL video of re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's first televised speech to the Iranian people following his victory in the May 19 presidential election.
Global Voices cites to RFE/RL reporting in an article examining the Azerbaijan government's unusual decision to seek a court order to block access to the websites of RFE/RL's Azerbaijan Service and four other independent media websites.
On May 18, Eurasianet cited RFE/RL's Kazakh Service in an article on the sentencing of a labor union organizer for Kazakhstan's oil workers in Astana, and linked to RFE/RL Tajik Service reporting about two vicious attacks on law enforcement officials in the space of a few days in southern Tajikistan.
Payvand re-posted David Patrikarakos' article for RFE/RL on the Iranian presidential election, "Iran's Younger Generation Positioned To Restore Political Roar."