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Friday, August 28, 2009

 
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Putin TV -- Russia's New Reality 

The days when NTV was known for its independent investigative reporting are gone. Such is the reality of life in the Russian media. The journalists who broadcast yesterday's honest political reporting still work for the same TV channels, but those channels are now exclusively propagandistic. More

 
 
 
 

Galileo's Telescope Changed The World 

Four hundred years ago, the great astronomer and thinker Galileo Galilei presented his telescope to a world that had no idea how this piece of technology would change perceptions of man's place in the universe. For using this telescope caused Galileo to advance the theory that the Earth was not the center point of creation. More

 
 

BBC, CBS, NYT, WaPo, Others Cover RFE-Sponsored Afghan Debate 

Four days before Afghanistan's presidential elections, millions of Afghans saw and heard three top candidates, including President Hamid Karzai, discuss the issues facing their country in a televised debate sponsored by RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan. More
 
 
 
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Azerbaijani Interrogated Over Musical Vote
Rovshan Nasirli, a 25-year-old Azerbaijani, was called to the National Security Ministry on August 12 to explain why he voted for an Armenian song in the televised Eurovision Song Contest in May. The officials said Nasirli’s vote for Armenia – Azerbaijan’s long-time rival -- was a matter of national security.
 

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