Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from December, 2019
Comics fans in several southern European countries celebrated three golden jubilees in 2019: the 50th-anniversary publication of Italian comics series Alan Ford, the ‘Yugoslav Asterix’ Dikan, and Serbian magazine Stripoteka
Interview with Alexander Isavnin, a researcher at the Internet Protection Society, on the Russian government's next steps to regulate and control cyberspace.
Viktor Pelevin's latest novel, a tale of 'weapons-grade memes', is creative but widely seen as overambitious.
Twenty-five years on, Andrey Loshak's documentary series examines the ups and downs of Russia's internet, from its apparently idyllic beginnings to its uncertain future.
Istinomer has demanded an investigation that would disclose the identities of both those who ordered the attack and funded the technology that underpinned it.
The initiative drew comparisons with similar architectural shenanigans by other authoritarian regimes in the Balkans.
"A language is simply a world that you choose to live in. If you live in that world, you own its language."
Like other sci-fi before it, it imagined the present year as a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
While the November 26 quake left 51 dead and thousands homeless, affected cities are fully decorated for New Year celebrations.
On the evening of December 5, streets and squares of the Czech Republic fill with unusual characters: devils, angels and saints wearing tall hats.
Historians say that, without the help of Eastern European soldiers, Britain would not have beaten Nazi Germany.
Smaller NATO members like the Baltics know all too well the consequences of underestimating the threat on their eastern borders.
Fact-checking service blames Croatian government for using EU money to fund online portal that spreads disinformation
A web portal infamous for proliferating falsehoods and nationalist hate has received funds slated for support of Small and Medium Enterprises from the European fund for Regional Development.
As search and rescue operations end, Albania is taking stock of the effects of the catastrophic earthquake that struck the country on November 26.