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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is a United States government-funded broadcasting organization that provides news, information, and analysis to countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East "where the free flow of information is either banned by government authorities or not fully developed". RFE/RL is a 501 corporation that receives U.S. government funding and is supervised by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an agency overseeing all U.S. federal government international broadcasting services. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1989, Future of Communism. The year with the most videos was 2003 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 525 views per program. Most appearances with Leonard Marks (2), Jeffrey Gedmin (2), Amin Tarzi (2). Most common tags: Afghanistan, Russian Federation, Soviet Union.

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    Future of Georgia and the Caucasus

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    The New Cold War

    Edward Lucas talked about Russia under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, which Mr. Lucas argued created a more autocratic Russia that was more…

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    Freedom of Speech in Russia

    Participants talked about freedom of the press in Russia, antagonism toward the media by government officials, and the recent…

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    Situation in Kirkuk, Iraq

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