August: An unhappy anniversary and 38,581 insults

Kiev, Ukraine, 3 August 2021. People hold flares during a rally in front of the Belarus embassy, protesting the regime and in memory of the head of a Belarusian NGO in Ukraine, who was found dead in a park. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images

Belarus: Unhappy anniversary

Russia: Stifling free expression ahead of elections

Turkey: Physical attacks on the press, another assault on social media

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