Iran's foreign minister says the nuclear deal reached between Tehran and world powers would be "dead" if the U.S. Congress slaps fresh sanctions on Iran, even if they do not take effect for six months.
RFE/RL in the Media
# "Washington Post" runs story about "amazing" video of protests shot by Andriy Dubchak of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service; "New York Times" mentions it as well; and used by CNN and ABC
# Sky News takes RFE/RL Ukrainian Service live stream of protests
# RFE/RL mentioned in "Telegraph" story about Polish style during the Communist era
# Police remove barricades around...
A recent altercation between Adam Delimkhanov, one of Chechnya’s State Duma representatives, and Rodina party Chairman Aleksei Zhuravlev is further evidence of the clout Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov wields in Moscow.
As the United States considers its future in Afghanistan, Kabul is also weighing its alternatives to a long-term security arrangement with Washington. For Kabul, neighboring Iran might present its best bet.