After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.
Ruling party, opposition clash over social media giant’s allegations of government involvement in misleading political posts.
Russia’s biggest social network says the tool mined huge numbers of profiles without consent of their owners.
The growing cohort of young designers in Kyiv showed their wares at Ukrainian Fashion Week.
Prime minister asked space officials to stop promising the moon, and instead deliver on their commitments.
Now that the country has signed its NATO accession agreement and officially changed its name, the United States, among others, should step up to the plate and boost support.By Jonathan D. Katz, Evelyn Farkas, and Zhikica (Zach) Pagovski
As the 30th anniversary of 1989’s anti-communist revolution approaches later this year, many young Czechs will likely wonder what all the commotion is about.By Katherine Schulte and Megan Sokol
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be fighting the March local elections in ‘eco-friendly’ cyberspace, following the opposition’s pioneering use of social media for politics.By Sahra Atila
The arrest of Huawei’s executive in Poland on espionage charges could have a ripple effect globally, but Beijing has so far responded with caution. From Sinopsis.By Lukasz Sarek
Transport route, energy source, and symbol of identity, the Dnipro cuts a broad swathe across Ukraine’s national consciousness.By Mykola Riabchuk
A devout, hijab-wearing Muslim is the co-founder of a website that has become a platform for questioning male-dominated interpretations of Islam.By Gorkem Pancaroglu and Adem Emre Topcu
Belarus’s KaliLaska repurposes tons of unneeded things into something vitally important for dozens of individuals across the country, but it isn’t easy running a social business.By Aleksandra Savinich
Ten years ago, activist lawyer Stanislav Markelov was murdered in Moscow. His legacy tells us why anti-fascism remains vitally important in Russia today. From openDemocracy.By Kirill Medvedev
Amid growing conservatism in Turkey, three individuals explain that their Muslim faith and non-heterosexual orientation are not mutually exclusive.By Umut Guven
Poland's governing party and its leader seem little affected by mounting scandals, but it’s a big chance to take that the situation will continue.By MARTIN EHL
The importance of media academics, especially those with an appetite for public service, is often under-played.By PETER GROSS
Billion-dollar purchases are escalating, and not all of the added value is military-related.By MARTIN EHL
Bulgaria considers how to attract Trump's attention, given that Melania might not be the best conduit.By BOYKO VASSILEV
A series of political gaffes in Poland has marred the Law and Justice Party's start to 2019, and there is potentially more danger ahead in this 'super-election' year.By MARTIN EHL
Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.By PETER GROSS
What happens when you ask writers to come up with a metaphor for the EU? World-building and metaphors are their work, after all.By BOYKO VASSILEV
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