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The best way to deal with public criticism is surely to reject it entirely. At least, this was the approach taken by Russian official Alexei Volin in the face of complaints about TV channel Pervy Kanal's New Year coverage.
Since the beginning of this year, Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) has been locked in battle with copyright organisation Musicautor, forcing the station to only play music produced before 1945.
The Czech government has established a specialist “anti-fake news” unit in its efforts to counteract false information spread by websites seeking deliberately to mislead readers.
An Overwatch comic, a spin-off of the popular shooter video game of the same name, has been blocked in Russia in accordance with the country's “gay propaganda” law.
The acclaimed Croatian drama series Rest in Peace (Počivali u miru) is set to become the first Croatian television series to air in the UK.
Preparations are underway in Russia for Game2: Winter, a reality show inspired by the hit film and book series The Hunger Games that will see contestants fight for survival in the Siberian forest, supposedly even to the point of death.
Today marks the fourth day of protests in the Polish capital, Warsaw, against government plans to restrict press access to parliament.