· July, 2006

Stories about Montenegro from July, 2006

Serbia: Ceca the Pop Star

  25 July 2006

Florian Bieber of East Ethnia writes about Ceca, a Serbian pop star, and her new album, Ideally Bad: “From gangster bride to heroic widow and Serbian J-Lo, she demonstrated a better sense of where Serbia is going than some political analyst.”

The Balkans: Graffiti Photos

  21 July 2006

Mat Savelli of Roma Roma posts a collection of the Balkan graffiti photos: “So, while “death to all Croats!” might give the impression that, say, Mostar east of the Neretva is a relatively intolerant place, there is every possibility that this was written in 1994. That being said, the fact...

Serbia: Symbols of the 1990s (2)

  18 July 2006

Viktor of Belgrade Blog posts part 2 of the series about the 1990s in Serbia: “Walking down some streets all you could hear was buzzing and see money switch hands, dinars for deutch marks, deutch marks for dinars, depending on peoples needs. Why buzzing, you may ask yourself. Well, Dileri...

Serbia: Symbols of the 1990s

  7 July 2006

Belgrade Blog begins a series of stories about the 1990s and their symbols in Serbia: “Popular monthypython-like TV shows of the time included jokes about trading a liter of blood for liter of gas and calling it ‘a good deal’.”

Serbia: Photographic Film on Serbia in the 1990s

  4 July 2006

Viktor of Belgrade Blog posts a film by journalist Nadezda Milenkovic, which “consists of pictures by Goranka Matic, one of our best photographers, showing Serbia in the nineties, and the voice you hear is Slobodan Milosevic and his twisted view on the world (that's why i didn't bother translating). You...