Independent journalists fear Kremlin repression as Russia gears up for elections. Stricter voting regulations are making it easier to block anti-Putin websites. Propaganda and deliberate disinformation are spreading.
Lithuanian lawmakers want to outlaw spreading distrust of the state and attempts to distort historical memory. Critics say the bill to crack down on disinformation equates investigative journalism with propaganda.
Lithuania has been stunned by the arrest of a scion of the country’s most controversial political dynasty. The repercussions could impact the result of an ongoing trial in Vilnius. Konstantin Eggert reports.
Belarusian model Nastya Rybka liked to seduce Russian oligarchs. Now under investigation in Moscow, she may through one of these relationships have witnessed secret meetings allegedly related to the US election campaign.
Ecstatic crowds are expected to greet Vladimir Putin as he enters the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade alongside Aleksandar Vucic. For over a month, thousands have turned out for weekly protests against Serbia's president.
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