In three of the Visegrad Four countries – Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – press freedom is in decline, according to the World Press Freedom Index 2021 published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
For months now, someone has been hacking into the email and social media accounts used by Polish ministers, MPs, journalists and soldiers. Semi-nude photos of councillors, fake adverts on websites used by sex workers and news about a radioactive cloud that originated over Lithuania are being disseminated online. What do these attacks have in common?
Prime Minister Andrej Babiš embodies one of the most significant conflicts of interest in the modern political history of the Czech Republic.
Hungarian government invests billions of forints each year into Hungarian communities in neighbouring countries.
The influence operation run by Yevgeny Prigozhin, who was just added to the FBI most wanted list, has new targets right in the heart of Europe. Article republished from The Daily Beast.