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· May, 2016

Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from May, 2016

6 May 2016

Russian Internet Experts Push ‘Real Name’ Policy for Comments on News Websites

RuNet EchoAdvox

A new initiative by Kremlin-friendly Internet experts seeks to make anonymous comments on online media websites a thing of the past.

4 May 2016

Why One Macedonian Man Is Breaking His Vow to Never Protest Again

Tome Stankovski was brutally arrested during protests last year and says he still suffers from the trauma of that experience. But he has now joined the Colorful Revolution.

2 May 2016

Is Telegram Really Safe for Activists Under Threat? These Two Russians Aren't So Sure.

RuNet EchoAdvox

Russian opposition activists are investigating the possible role of state law enforcement in the remote hacking of their Telegram messenger accounts.

1 May 2016

The Soviet Union's Psychedelic Side: Five Animations to Blow Your Mind

Featuring 'Hedgehog in the Fog', 'Wow! A Talking Fish!' and other mood-altering classics....