Stories about Serbia from August, 2006
Srdjan Cvijic of The TransAtlantic Assembly a translates an article by a renowned Serbian political analyst on Kosovo, the West and the feeling of collective guilt.
Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes about a recent attack on an Israeli in Belgrade and the hype it caused.
Dictionary of the Serbian Mess explains the coat of arms that appears on the Serbian flag and compares Serbian anthem to that of Slovenia.
Belgrade Blog writes about the threat to the capital's nightlife.
Belgrade Blog reports on the 4th Belgrade Beer Festival, which featured 30 types of beer, a treasure hunt and a Miss Wet T-Shirt competition.
While Serbian citizens are preoccupied with bare survival, the country's media and politicians focus on the need to extradite individuals wanted by the Hague tribunal. A few days ago, Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica announced he would not put up with people like Mladic, who is accused of committing atrocities...
Our Man in Tirana writes about ‘Greater Albania’ or, as it was called in a recent interview by the political adviser to the Albanian Prime Minister, the ‘Natural Albania': “Citing the example of Montenegro which chose to split from Serbia, Danaj suggested that Albanians in Macedonia and Montenegro should also...
Mat Savelli of Roma Roma writes about the highlight of his visit to Belgrade: Tito's Mausoleum at the House of Flowers.
Pristina-based Kushtrim Xhakli writes about a vacation spent in the newly-independent Montenegro.
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic has visited Serbia and Republika Srpska and shares his observations. Here's one on Belgrade: “Belgrade's educated middle class has undergone a diaspora to western Europe in the last ten years, leaving a gap filled by a more rural demographic that has moved to the big...
In an emotionally charged post about Serbian propaganda, Srebrenica Genocide Blog quotes from the ICTY testimony of his former high school teacher, Dragan Lukac, a Bosnian Croat concentration camp survivor.
Novala, Europa: From the North Sea to the Balkans travels through the Balkans; one of the posts is on which language to use while in Bosnia.
Belgrade Blog writes about subsidizing Serbia's domestic film industry and the frustration with Hollywood's portrayal of Serbs as villains.
Eric Gordy of East Ethnia posts mini-reviews of the Balkan books he's read.
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic writes about the arrest of “Karadzic main moneyman and protector” and examines “a couple important points in the Karadzic hunt.”
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic posts a translation of a column in a Croatian paper: “What Will Serbia Get in Exchange for Kosovo?”
Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic writes about “the inefficient tactics of destroying mainstream enemy websites” by the American government – including karadzic.org.
South East Europe Online: S.E.E.ing is Believing! reviews the latest media and blog coverage of the Balkans.