On September 7, BBC News cited reporting by RFE/RL’s Tajik Service on a group of Muslim clerics in southern Tajikistan who spent their congregations' weekly donations to fix a statue of Bolshevik Revolution leader Vladimir Lenin.
Meduza cited reporting by the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service’s anti-corruption show “Schemes” revealing that the wife of Ukrainian oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk apparently owns a company that’s developing one of the biggest oil deposits in Siberia.
Eurasia Review re-posted an RFE/RL Balkan Service article on NATO’s readiness to accept Macedonia into the military alliance once the country finalizes an agreement with Greece to change the former Yugoslav republic’s name.
On September 6, The Jerusalem Post, Newsweek, i24 News, World Israel News, Israel Today, The Yeshiva World, and Citizen Truth cited RFE/RL Radio Farda and Current Time's interview with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Israel’s policies towards Iran and its involvement in Syria -- the first time an Israeli Defense Minister was interviewed in his office in Israel by an Iranian journalist.
The Wall Street Journal, AKIpress, and Transitions Online cited RFE/RL Uzbek Service reporting on the start of a trial in Sweden of three former telecom giant Telia executives on bribery charges involving the eldest daughter of late Uzbek president Islam Karimov.
American Military News re-posted RFE/RL reporting on a warning by Iran's nuclear agency that it would relaunch its nuclear program and enrich uranium at a higher level than it has previously if Russia, China, and European powers follow the U.S. example and stop honoring Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement.
On September 5, Slate and American Military News cited RFE/RL reporting on an announcement by British Prime Minister Theresa May, who identified two Russian men as suspects in the nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia and claimed they were “officers from the Russian military intelligence service, also known as the GRU.”
World Tribune and American Military News re-posted an RFE/RL article on warnings by Russian officials to Google not to ‘meddle’ in elections by hosting videos produced by opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Daily Beast, Bustle, and The Daily Dot cited an article by RFE/RL’s Carl Schreck about a self-described "radical feminist" in Omsk, Russia who is facing criminal charges over social-media posts that she says investigators could deem hate speech against men.
The Diplomat posted an analysis by RFE/RL Radio Mashaal’s Daud Khattak on the hopes and expectations that Pakistanis have invested in their new Prime Minister, Imran Khan.
The Tower cited RFE/RL reporting on an announcement by Japanese oil wholesalers that they will stop importing Iranian oil next month ahead of U.S. sanctions that will be reimposed on the sector in November.
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.