We know that rferl.org isn't the only website you read, and it's possible that you may have missed some of our most interesting journalism from the past week. To make sure you're up-to-date, here are some of the highlights produced by RFE/RL's team of correspondents, multimedia editors, and visual journalists over the past seven days.
Veil-Safe Plan: Iran's Khamenei Sees The Hijab As The Answer To #MeToo Woes
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei uses the first anniversary of the #MeToo movement to encourage victims of sexual abuse to speak out, offering his particular notion of Islam as a solution, head scarves and all. By Golnaz Esfandiari
Recalling 48 Hours In Moscow During Russia's October 1993 Crisis
Twenty-five years ago, President Boris Yeltsin cracked down on political opponents who had barricaded themselves inside the Russian parliament. I recall those turbulent days out on Moscow's streets. By Bruce Pannier
25 Years Ago: The Day The Russian White House Was Shelled
A Russian constitutional crisis came to a dramatic climax 25 years ago, on October 4, 1993, when President Boris Yeltsin ordered the army to shell Moscow’s parliament building. Official figures put the final death toll in the crisis at 187. Others say up to 2,000 may have died. By Kristyna Foltynova
Sucker Punch? Many Russians Back Irish Fighter McGregor Over Daghestani Khabib In UFC 229
Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on Irish UFC legend and Putin pleaser Conor McGregor this weekend, with or without the backing of his fellow Russians.
Nails And Chili Pepper: Uzbek Writer Recalls Torture In Prison
Uzbek writer Mamadali Mahmudov spent much of his life opposing Soviet rule only to find himself imprisoned by authoritarian leader Islam Karimov in an independent Uzbekistan. After being subjected to torture and 17 years behind bars, he speaks proudly of his life. By RFE/RL's Uzbek Service
Russian Whose Prison-Torture Claim Caused Outcry Is Freed, Says He Is 'Damaged'
A Russian man whose videotaped abuse by prison guards caused a public outcry has been released, but says he is traumatized and "damaged" after seven years confined to what he called a "slave state" behind bars. By RFE/RL's Russian Service
Romania's 'Family' Referendum Stirs Fears Of Past In Gay Community
A weekend vote on the "traditional family" is splitting Romanians along sexual and religious lines. By Eugen Tomiuc
News Analysis: Infighting? Incompetence? Distraction? What’s Happening With Russia's Spies?
Anytime a clandestine agency is in the global headlines on a daily basis, something strange is going on. That has certainly been the case with Russia's military intelligence agency, known by its former abbreviation, the GRU. By Robert Coalson