Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from September, 2017
One of the most popular Telegram channels made the headlines in the Russian press in September 2017 when it was sold for 5.5 million rubles (US$95,000).
"More and more parents...refuse to accept the social stigma that comes with developmental difficulties, and reject the misguided notion that they have to carry all the weight themselves."
The ad was highly criticized. One German woman wrote, "...because I'm all for fighting for our country, I’m considering suing you and your 'party' for incitement of ethnic hatred..."
Is there a Genghis Khan film starring Seagal in the pipeline? Let's hope not.
State of Internet freedom in Ukraine is a reflection of challenges brought to free speech and independent reporting under the conflict settings, explains legal expert Olga Kyryliuk.
Japan is often considered to have some of the world's most unusual vending machines, but there are a few in other countries giving them a run for their money.
Estonian president's remarks against close-minded nationalism received different political interpretations abroad, obscuring her focus on the real challenges -- technological change, including the globalization of workforce.
"They are experiencing what we cannot even imagine! #Rohingyawearewithyou"
The anti-migrant campaign incites fear among the local population which is believed to be intended to mobilize support for the dwindling political base of the former ruling party.
"Last night an ex-senator Jabrailov shot up a hotel room. He was charged with HOOLIGANISM. However, you are an extremist for liking [a social media post]."