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  • The Rundown -- September 3
    RFE/RL in the Media # YahooNews uses RFE/RL video of protests in Islamabad    Russia # "The Dying Russians" - Masha Gessen, "New York Review of Books"  # "Call Putin’s Bluff – He Will Not Cut Off Europe’s Gas" - Matthew Bryza, "Financial Times"  # "Finland's Lesson for Ukraine" - Rene Nyberg, "New York Times"  # Scrimping on NATO   Ukraine # Ukrainian TV producer accuses RT of being responsible for thousands of deaths live on RT # In abandoned SE Ukraine, a "journey through no-man's land" # NATO to conduct military exercises in western Ukraine  # The unlikely success of the "Kyiv Post" # "It's a War, Stupid!" - Gary Kasparov, "Time"    Eastern Europe # Belarusian man sues three news agencies for use of the term Belorussia    Iraq # Dexter Filkins on the death of Steven Sotloff # IS militants apparently released video accidentally # An American in IS's "retweet army" # "What ISIS's Leader Really Wants" - Graeme Wood, "New Republic"  # Meet the IS truthers   Iran # A Christian prisoner in Iran # Iran says it has disrupted foreign plots to recruit people associated with its nuclear program # 3g and 4g now working in Iran   Afghanistan/Pakistan # Taliban addresses NATO, saying ready to play "central role" in Afghanistan # Afghan militant group fighters may join IS militants # How fighting in Pakistan affects the war against Polio # Khan colleague says he's plotting with military to oust the government   Central Asia # Uzbekistan celebrates independence day with most of its borders closed   Caucasus # Putin approves Armenia joining customs union   Of Interest # Facebook "report" button increasingly being used to repress
  • Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit
    U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet with the presidents of the three Baltic countries on September 3 ahead of a NATO summit at which Russia's moves in Ukraine will feature prominently on the agenda.
  • Rossiya Segodnya Confirms Photographer Stenin Killed In Ukraine
    The Russian media conglomerate Rossiya Segodnya has confirmed that photographer Andrei Stenin, who went missing last month in Ukraine, is dead.
  • Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis
  • Obama Orders Additional Troops To Iraq
    The White House said the additional troops were being sent to "protect our diplomatic facilities and personnel in Iraq as we continue to support the government of Iraq in its fight against the Islamic State" militant group.
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EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS PUBLISHES RSC ANALYSIS

30-11-1999
In a new publication released on 29 July by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), RSC Director Richard Giragosian assessed recent developments in Armenia-EU relations. The ECFR publicat... Read News

EARLY WARNING ALERT: RSC RELEASES NAGORNO KARABAKH SITUATIONAL ASSESSMENT

14-03-2014
As part of its series of early warning alerts, the RSC released a brief “situational assessment” on March 13, 2014 offering concise analysis of reports of unusual troop movements in Azerbaijan, tr... Read News

NEW RSC PUBLICATION: “STRATEGIC SETBACK: ARMENIA AND THE CUSTOMS UNION”

28-10-2013
Summary In a surprise development, on September 3, 2013, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian announced a dramatic “U-turn” in Armenian policy.  While in Moscow, after being summoned to a ... Read News

NEW EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REPORT ON TURKEY-ARMENIA

23-10-2013
The European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs recently released a report from a joint meeting on September 18, 2013 focusing on “Turkey-Armenia Relations.”  The meetin... Read News

NEW PUBLICATION OF NOTE: THE SOUTH CAUCASUS 2018 - FACTS, TRENDS, FUTURE SCENARIOS

15-09-2013
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) South Caucasus has recently published a new book with contributions from a number of prominent experts and analysts from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The 370-... Read News

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