10/12/2019

Hungarian government’s control of media is unprecedented

According to EU watchdog, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has systematically destroyed the country’s media independence and pluralism over the past 10 years. EU leaders are expected to discuss possible actions against Hungary for Orban’s attacks on key European democratic norms.
Source: New Europe
10/12/2019

Russia mulling over the ban on the spread of false information about HIV

The Ministry of Health introduced to the government a bill banning the dissemination of false information about HIV. False information includes denying the existence of HIV infection, denying the connection between HIV and the development of AIDS, as well as denying the effectiveness of HIV treatment, diagnosis, and prevention methods.
Source: Meduza
10/12/2019

Russia mulling over the ban on the spread of false information about HIV

The Ministry of Health introduced to the government a bill banning the dissemination of false information about HIV. False information includes denying the existence of HIV infection, denying the connection between HIV and the development of AIDS, as well as denying the effectiveness of HIV treatment, diagnosis, and prevention methods.
Source: Meduza
10/12/2019

Czech taxpayers should return EU subsidies

The European Commission has determined that the Czech Republic must return hundreds of millions of crowns in EU subsidies as Prime Minister Andrej Babiš did not sufficiently separate himself from holdings that received the funds.
Source: Euraktiv
10/12/2019

Czech taxpayers should return EU subsidies

The European Commission has determined that the Czech Republic must return hundreds of millions of crowns in EU subsidies as Prime Minister Andrej Babiš did not sufficiently separate himself from holdings that received the funds.
Source: Euraktiv
16/12/2019

EU extends sanctions on Russia until mid-2020

EU leaders agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months. The sanctions were first implemented in 2014 after Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea. The EU's restrictions target Russia's energy, financial and arms sectors.
Source: EUObserver
16/12/2019

Russian Constitutional Court affirms that children of Soviet repression victims have the right to receive housing in their parents’ cities

Russia’s Constitutional Court has affirmed that rehabilitated victims of political repressions, as well as any children born in the Gulag system or in exile, have the right to receive housing in the cities where their families lived at the time of the repression.
Source: Meduza

16/12/2019

In France, dying at home can mean a long wait for a doctor

It is illegal in France to move a body without a death certificate, which only a doctor can sign. But a doctor can be hard to find.

Source: The New York Times

16/12/2019

In France, dying at home can mean a long wait for a doctor

t is illegal in France to move a body without a death certificate, which only a doctor can sign. But a doctor can be hard to find.

Source: The New York Times