From the red carpet to the disputed borderlands of the Caucasus, RFE/RL offers these recent exclusive video interviews:
# As U.S. film director Oliver Stone
attended the Karlovy Vary film festival in the Czech Republic to received the Crystal Globe award for his contributions to world cinema, Radio Farda
spoke to him about one of his unrealized projects: a planned documentary about Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad. Stone, who is known for tackling controversial political subjects, also discussed his oldest son's decision to convert to Islam and the case of U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden.
# Days after Croatia's admission to the EU, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philip Reeker
spoke to Radio Slobodna Evropa
about the prospects of membership of the region's other states.
# Thomas de Waal
, a Caucasus scholar with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, recently launched a 10th anniversary edition of his book "The Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War," widely considered the best account in English of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. To mark the new addition, Radio Azadliq
spoke with de Waal about how the situation has changed – and not changed – over the last decade.
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