Stories about Montenegro from June, 2006
Serbia: Search for Mladic, Not For Karadzic
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic reproduces an article by Nedim Dervisbegovic on the neglected search for Karadzic: “Pressure on Serbia to capture Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic keeps rising, but his wartime boss Radovan Karadzic seems almost forgotten.”
Serbia: Football and the EU
Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros writes about Serbia's poor performance at World Cup and the country's slim chances of getting into the EU anytime soon.
Serbia: War Criminal's Concert and the Country's Image
Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes about Serbia's image abroad. He also links to the text on a concert by a “Serbian war-criminal,” written by the Serbian writer Jasmina Tesanovic for BoingBoing: “There is no excuse for going to Ceca's concert (“Ideally Bad”) but I found one: I took a foreigner...
Serbia: 16.06.06, G(elsenkirchen), G(ermany)–>0:6
Viktor of Belgrade Blog posts pictures of Serbian fans watching the game against Argentina and writes that they “should have read the signs” to prepare themselves for the disastrous defeat: “But it all started so nicely… we first we beat such quality names in qualifications as Bosnia and Herzegovina, then...
Serbia & Montenegro: SCG Team Defeated by Argentina
Daniel Ginsberg of The Native Speaker writes about the sad end of the Serbia & Montenegro team – “the only team representing a country that doesn't exist.”
Serbia: Government Paper Headlines
Dictionary of the Serbian Mess posts select headlines from back issues of Sluzbeni, “a 62-year-old official gazette of the Yugoslavian (now Serbian) government.” Here's one: “Year 1991, Act 682: Regulation of Yugoslavian standards of ceramic tiles. Somehow somebody somewhere decided it was really important to standardise ceramic tiles in 1991.”
Serbia: Musings on Independence
Cvijus011 of Belgrade Blog shares his feelings on the life in Serbia after Montenegro gained its independence: “My personal opinion is that we shouldn't be desparate because others don't want to share the same state with us, but we should now work even harder towards prosperity and show to the...
Yugoslavia: Historical Building
Cvijus011 of Belgrade Blog writes about a Belgrade building in which, on December 1, 1918, “the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was proclaimed that later became Yugoslavia.”
The Global Voices Show #2
Episode #2 of the Global Voices Show has landed! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: XiaoQiao (Singapore) Africa Files: The Pulse (Canada/South Africa) BahasaPod (Indonesia) Kazakhstan Stories (Kazakhstan) Free Talk with Oon Yeoh (Malaysia) JameedKast (Jordan) The Kamla Bhatt Show (India) Radio Open Source (USA/Serbia &...
Serbia & Montenegro: One Team at World Cup
Serbia and Montenegro will play as one team for the last time in this year's World Cup. Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros and Srdjan Cvijic of The TransAtlantic Assembly write about the team's chances.
Serbia & Montenegro: Beer “Jelen” Wins Silver Medal
Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes that Serbian “Jelen” beer almost won in the German “Stern” magazine's blind test – it came in second: “[…] officially our last good score at a competition as Serbien und Montenegro :) […]”
Serbia & Montenegro: Trip to Montenegro
Following a trip to Montenegro as an observer at the referendum, Brooke of Desperate Serbwife writes of the land's beauty.
Serbia & Montenegro: Montenegro Coverage Critique
Estavisti critiques “the sort of reporting that’s been dominant in Montenegro for the past couple of years.”
Serbia & Montenegro: Parliamentary Politicos
Dictionary of the Serbian Mess posts an introduction to the “Parliamentary Politicos” of Serbia.