From July 12-15, news media worldwide including CNN, NPR, NBC News, Fox News, The Guardian, Business Insider, Daily Beast, Huffington Post (Canada, Australia), Daily Mail, The Globe and Mail, The Times of Israel, Associated Press, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Australian Financial Review, and The Japan News used or cited RFE/RL’s 2016 photo and profile of Rinat Akhmetshin, the Russian-American lobbyist who attended a controversial June 2016 meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
On July 12, The Guardian linked to an RFE/RL article on Russia's influence drive In eastern Europe in an article on Polish deputy defense minister Bartosz Kownacki, who is accused of having links with pro-Kremlin far-right groups.
Interfax-Ukraine and Ukrinform cited an RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Ukrainian deputy presidential chief of staff Kostiantyn Yeliseyev in articles on Ukrainian efforts to debate the de-occupation of Ukraine during the next UN General Assembly session, and to work with Western allies to draft a policy for restoring territorial integrity and sovereignty to its war-torn eastern Donbas region.
The American Interest posted an article by Boston College academic Martha Bayles on "what the critics get wrong about RFE-RL’s Persian language news service, Radio Farda."
euronews and The Daily Caller linked to RFE/RL reporting on the arrest by Afghan police of members of a human trafficking ring that kidnapped 25 children and tried to smuggle them into Pakistan, where they were to be trained as suicide bombers for the Afghan Taliban.
McClatchy DC Bureau linked to a 2014 RFE/RL article on a Russian anti-corruption lawyer who sought asylum in the U.S. in an article on the controversial June 2016 meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
Afghanistan's Khaama Press cited an RFE/RL Afghan Service interview with presidential spokesman Najibullah Azad about remarks by Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistani prime minister's foreign affairs adviser, accusing Afghan President Ghani of supporting the Taliban.
The Ukrinform news agency cited an RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Ukrainian diplomat Oleksandr Motsyk in an article on the appointment of Kurt Volker as U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine.
Balkan Insight cited an RFE/RL Balkan Service interview with Kosovo prime minister Isa Mustafa on resistance by Kosovo political parties to forming a government with new prime minister candidate Ramush Haradinaj.
On July 10, CNN cited RFE/RL reporting on a meeting between NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, and Ukraine's efforts to reform its military to meet NATO standards.
The Financial re-posts RFE/RL reporting on protests in Hamburg prior to the G20 summit, and cites an RFE/RL report on Russian objections to a U.S.-drafted resolution at the UN condemning North Korea's first-ever launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.