Critics say Viktor Orban and his loyalists already have most media under their thumb.
The return of Radio Free Europe to Romania and Bulgaria is as clear a sign as any that the media situation hasn’t developed as many hoped.
At least a dozen journalists have been arrested since Tuesday in one of the biggest crackdowns in several years.
Financed by Putin critic Khodorkovsky, team was investigating the presence of the shadowy Wagner Group in the war-torn country.
Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.
Meanwhile, celebrations of the establishment of Astana as the capital 20 years ago include a giant squirrel art installation.
Khairullo Mirsaidov’s case has garnered little attention from the international community. From Eurasianet.
The arrest of a German journalist in Romania in connection to his work is a bellwether of the harassment whistleblowers face in Central and Eastern Europe.
Two investors close to Viktor Orban now control numerous outlets supportive of nationalists and Orban allies in the region.
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