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A Facebook post that got one Russian journalist fired last month continues to make trouble on the RuNet.
Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor’s office because of the jocular post.

The questions were of this sort: do you have facts and documents that show that local agriculture is breaking down? The answers were of this sort

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

A Facebook post that got one Russian journalist fired last month continues to make trouble on the RuNet.

Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor’s office because of the jocular post.

The questions were of this sort: do you have facts and documents that show that local agriculture is breaking down? The answers were of this sort

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity


over 600,000 citizens of the Republic of Macedonia live in poverty

Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country’s most vulnerable.
Macedonians Promote Donations for Less Fortunate on Social Media

over 600,000 citizens of the Republic of Macedonia live in poverty

Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country’s most vulnerable.

Macedonians Promote Donations for Less Fortunate on Social Media

A series of gaffes in a televised interview by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov have provoked widespread discussion among Macedonian social media users as presidential elections approach.

Macedonian President’s Interview Blunders Leave Macedonians Laughing

Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.
Inmate at Greece’s Infamous Korydallos Prison Commits Suicide

Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.

Inmate at Greece’s Infamous Korydallos Prison Commits Suicide

France’s wind energy sector has set ambitious goals: the country plans to install 19,000 MW of energy in onshore wind farms and 6,000 MW in offshore farms by 2020. The allotted time periods are short and the obstacles are many, but where there’s a will, there’s a way. In fact, France has many advantages that will help its wind sector excel and meet its commitments.
The Wind Energy Sector’s Race Against the Clock in France

France’s wind energy sector has set ambitious goals: the country plans to install 19,000 MW of energy in onshore wind farms and 6,000 MW in offshore farms by 2020. The allotted time periods are short and the obstacles are many, but where there’s a will, there’s a way. In fact, France has many advantages that will help its wind sector excel and meet its commitments.

The Wind Energy Sector’s Race Against the Clock in France

Like everywhere else in this globalized world, in Russia April 1 is mostly a day of bad jokes and lame attempts to trick your loved ones into thinking that you are getting married or moving to Australia. Some RuNet gags do work, however. RuNet Echo has collected the best ones for your amusement.
RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

Like everywhere else in this globalized world, in Russia April 1 is mostly a day of bad jokes and lame attempts to trick your loved ones into thinking that you are getting married or moving to Australia. Some RuNet gags do work, however. RuNet Echo has collected the best ones for your amusement.

RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu retweeted a tweet by Kosovo Minister of European Integration Vlora Citaku, causing controversy and angering many.
“NATO Air – Just Do it” Meme Opens Old Wounds for Serbia and Kosovo

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu retweeted a tweet by Kosovo Minister of European Integration Vlora Citaku, causing controversy and angering many.

“NATO Air – Just Do it” Meme Opens Old Wounds for Serbia and Kosovo

Katya Gorchinskaya, deputy editor of the newspaper KyivPost, has published on Facebook photographs of a report that journalists are calling “Putin’s plan for annexing Ukraine.”
Putin’s Alleged “Ukraine Annexation Plan” Surfaces Online

Katya Gorchinskaya, deputy editor of the newspaper KyivPost, has published on Facebook photographs of a report that journalists are calling “Putin’s plan for annexing Ukraine.”

Putin’s Alleged “Ukraine Annexation Plan” Surfaces Online

While most have supported Macedonian university students’ online campaign to raise awareness about the unlivable conditions of dormitories in Skopje, one columnist called their efforts “unpatriotic”.
Macedonian Students Demanding Better Living Conditions Called ‘Unpatriotic’

While most have supported Macedonian university students’ online campaign to raise awareness about the unlivable conditions of dormitories in Skopje, one columnist called their efforts “unpatriotic”.

Macedonian Students Demanding Better Living Conditions Called ‘Unpatriotic’

A Facebook campaign with the hashtag #SelfieMacedonia was launched in March 2014 and Macedonian social media users now suspect that the country’s government is behind it all.
Suspected Government #SelfieMacedonia Campaign Backfires

A Facebook campaign with the hashtag #SelfieMacedonia was launched in March 2014 and Macedonian social media users now suspect that the country’s government is behind it all.

Suspected Government #SelfieMacedonia Campaign Backfires