Post-socialist self-censorship: Russia, Hungary and Latvia

  title={Post-socialist self-censorship: Russia, Hungary and Latvia},
  author={Elisabeth Schimpf{\"o}ssl and Ilya Yablokov},
  journal={European Journal of Communication},
  pages={29 - 45}
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