Stories about Montenegro from April, 2006
Serbia & Montenegro: Kosovar Schoolgirl Battling Dutch Immigration Officials
CafeDA writes about Kosovar schoolgirl Taida Pasic's battle with the Dutch immigration authorities: “Pasic's family fled from Kosovo to the Netherlands when she was 12. The IND decided the family could not stay and they were given money to leave voluntarily. Taida said she returned to complete her schooling in...
Serbia & Montenegro: Posters of War Criminals
Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes how two Danish artists have responded to the neofascist posters supporting war criminal Ratko Mladic in Belgrade. He also replies with dignity and sarcasm to an abusive anonymous commenter. Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic has received a mock poster of another war criminal, Radovan...
Slovenia: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Michael of The Glory of Carniola posts a video clip of the Slovenian version of Who wants to be a millionaire?, in which a contestant fails to answer the first question. Also, a past highlight of the Serbian version of the show.
Ukraine & the Balkans: Ukrainian as a 3rd Language; Cyrillic vs Latin Script in Serbia
MoldovAnn has started taking Ukrainian language classes: “This week’s lesson was conducted almost entirely in Ukrainian, and when we were all at a loss, our teacher reverted to Russian. This means I am learning a third language on the basis of my second language […].” Daniel of The Native Speaker...
The Balkans: Karadzic Picture
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic post a picture of a man who could be Radovan Karadzic: “If true, it would be the only known picture of Karadzic in the last 10 years.”
Serbia & Montenegro: Visa Regime
Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes about what it takes for an average Serb to get a visa to travel to the EU. He also has an advice to those who are visiting Serbia: “Fact: more than 70 percent of Serbian students never traveled outside the country borders. […] So, when...
Serbia & Montenegro: Belgrade Travel Frequently Answered Questions
Victor of Belgrade Blog has started a list of Frequently Answered Questions on how to get to and where to stay in Belgrade.