23 November 2015
Bulgaria Under Pressure over Media Attacks
OSCE calls for speedy investigation into reports that investigative journalists are being intimidated.

17 November 2015
Freedom from Expression
Balkan EU hopefuls failing to ensure freedom of expression, the European Commission says.
By Tihomir Loza
16 November 2015
Propaganda Wars in the Czech Republic
Better that Czech teenagers learn about Russian propaganda in school than be hit by it unprepared. From
By Alexandra Malachovska
29 October 2015
Kazakhstan Closes Magazine on Technicality

Few independent voices remain after years of official moves against the press.

29 October 2015
Politician’s Arrest, Release Spotlight Moldova’s Split Personality

Pro-Russian party leader claims to have tapes incriminating leading politicians in misdeeds.


23 October 2015
TV Station Dispute Igniting Political Standoff in Georgia
Rustavi 2 helped usher Mikheil Saakashvili into power during the Rose Revolution.



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