Lawmakers, media regulator said close to imposing stricter rules on foreign media and ‘undesirables.’
Country’s appalling record includes beatings and intimidation of journalists in an environment dominated by corruption.
An interesting communist-era, TV-watching trend in the Balkans has its repercussions – even today.
Event was arranged by a former U.S. lawmaker with ties to leading Ukrainian and Hungarian politicos.
Dozens of Serbian media outlets stage synchronized news outage to flag fears of governmental suppression of critical media.
Russian media could find themselves subject to Washington’s version of the notorious Russian ‘foreign agent law,’ reports suggest.
Mehman Aliyev has been released from pretrial detention, while travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was pardoned.
While not specifically referencing the U.S. elections, ads posted over two years added fuel to the fire on contentious topics.
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