Lavrov: EU must express assessment of Latvian law on language quotas in Internet

16.06.2020, Moscow.

The European Union must express its assessment of the discriminatory amendments to the Latvian electronic media law regarding language quotas in broadcasting, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said on June 16 at an online conference with journalists.


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Like in the Czech Republic. Bureaucrats in Sofia want to demolish Monument to Soviet Soldiers

27.05.2020, Sofia.

The head of the Lozenets district in Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, Konstantin Pavlov made a proposal to demolish a monument to Soviet soldiers erected on the place of a communal grave, where the remains of 154 soviet soldiers and officers lie, and to rename the Boulevard in honor of a liberal journalist Anna Politkovskaya [known for her criticism of the Kremlin’s policy in Chechnya; obtained United States citizenship – translator’s note], reports the oldest Czech daily newspaper Lidovky.cz on May 24.


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Deputy demands to punish anti-fascists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.05.2020, Sarajevo.

Member of the Canton of Sarajevo parliament from the main Bosnian Muslim party in the country, The Party of Democratic Action (SDA) Samra Ćosović-Hajdarević demanded that protesters who had held an action condemning the rehabilitation of fascism in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) be punished. The protesters held their action during a Catholic mass for the Nazi collaborators killed in Bleiburg (commonly known as the Ustaše militia or Black Legion*), reports the Portal N1 News Agency on May 18.


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