· November, 2006

Stories about Serbia from November, 2006

Serbia: Kragujevac Stories

  30 November 2006

You would have to find out by yourself how it feels to be in this southeastern European country, but in the meantime you can read words from different online spaces talking about those legendary cars produced in Kragujevac, the city's traditional bistro aura and some glances at its past. First,...

Serbia: Kosovo and Albanian Flag

  28 November 2006

One Missionary in Kosovo writes about Kosovars’ claim to the flag of Albania: “The flag itself is one of the challenges to imminent Kosovar statehood. When you ask any Kosovar what the flag of the future state of Kosovo would be the answer is always the same…the ‘shqiponja’ or double-headed...

The Balkans: EU Hopes

  27 November 2006

Neretva River writes of what may be “the end of Turkey's EU accession hopes” and the “implications for the Western Balkans.”

Serbia: Fear of Avian Flu

  27 November 2006

Pustolovina: Adventure in Serbian cites a paranoid letter on avian flu that the U.S. embassy in Belgrade is sending American expats.

Balkan Blog Roundup: Focus on the Positive

  23 November 2006

The Balkans need reconciliation, confidence and positivism to change and become the winning region of Europe with happier citizens. You can see that in the inspirational words from the Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian blogospheres. Toshiba posts some thoughts of the late Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic during his motivational meetings...

Serbia: Karadzic

  22 November 2006

Slobodan Milosevic could have known where Karadzic was, writes Finding Karadzic. And Jean-Marie Le Pen, a French presidential candidate, has a t-shirt with the images of Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic, reports Neretva River.

Serbia: Hiding From the Rain

  21 November 2006

Dictionary of the Serbian Mess posts a hilarious entry on how sometimes it is safer to get soaked than try to hide from the rain next to those old, crumbling buildings.

Serbia: Environmental Protests

  17 November 2006

As Serbia marks the 10th anniversary of the 1996 election fraud protests, Belgrade 2.0 reports on protests taking place in the capital now: residents of the town of Pancevo are rallying against the local filterless petrochemical plant.

Serbia, Slovenia: Relationship with the Roma People

  16 November 2006

“I ja sam Rom!” (“I'm Roma, too!”) – by Nune In her B92 blog, Jelica Greganovic reports on the latest racism case against the Roma that occurred in Slovenia (SRP): […] We shouldn’t be only ashamed. We should be scared, too. I am already terrified. Slovenians were working during anti-fascism...

Serbia: Italy's Role in EU Accession Process

  15 November 2006

Neretva River reports that Italy seems to be attempting to make Serbia's EU accession process easier. Estavisti notes in the comments section that Italy is one of Serbia's biggest trade partners.

Serbia: Open Letter to Belgrade Mayor

  14 November 2006

Desperate Serbwife writes an open letter to the Belgrade City Manager: “I have a few ideas. Instead of spending money on digging up perfectly good sidewalks and resurfacing streets that don't need it, put the money towards more parking garages. God knows that the entire city is in desperate need...