Stories about Serbia from January, 2007
Our Man in Tirana writes about the views of the international community as well as the Albanian populations of Kosovo and Albania on the idea of a “Greater Albania.”
Neretva River points out some legal issues that might make the transfer of Ratko Mladic to the ICTY impossible.
Illyrian Gazette writes about the interview with the Serbian rock singer Bora Djordjevic.
Belgrade 2.0 announces blog reports from Davos posted by Bozidar Djelic, a Serbian “financial expert.”
Halfway Down the Danube writes on “intermarriage, Yugoslav versus American style.”
The first preliminary results of the Serbian parliamentary poll arrived less than an hour after the ballots closed at 20:00 on January 21. Some started celebration while members of the parties that got less than the required 5 percent of the votes burst into despair. The Democratic Party (whose slogan...
Europhobia and Balkan Baby write on the elections in Serbia.
Croatian war veterans group protests an upcoming talk show appearance by a Serbian rock singer Bora Dordevic, reports Illyrian Gazette.
YakimaGulagLiteraryGazett marks the “sad anniversary” of the Sarajevo Markale Massacre: “I had forgotten the date, but I remember well about the event, seeing it on the news made me angry. I began lobbying actively for intervention in BiH somewhat before that time. I remember being really angry with people who...
Wu Wei reports: “The Students Independent Association of the Judicial Faculty of Belgrade has begun an initiative for Serbia to give Kosovo to Russia for the price of one Euro for 99 years. As compensation, Russia is obliged to assure peace and stability in Kosovo, security for the remaining Serbs...
Finding Karadzic comments on the thoughts of US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes about the Balkan tribunals: “Williamson's most astonishing comment, buried in the west but on front pages in Belgrade and Podgorica, was that Karadzic was probably in Serbia.”
Bosnia Vault writes: “Over a decade later, the Markale Massacre; and the allegation that the shell was fired upon by the ABiH forces in a ruse to gain public sympathy; has become the lynchpin argument of those in the Balkans and in the West who have unapologetically thrown their support...
Serbian and Croatian fans have started a rather big fight at Australian Open, reports Belgrade 2.0.
“In anticipation of the parliamentary elections in Serbia a week from today, an assessment and some hesitant predictions” – from East Ethnia.
Serbia's promo ads appear on CNN, and Belgrade 2.0 posts a review: “Honestly, it looks pretty boring and unimaginative. Lots of static pictures, not enough life and it doesn’t really strike you as something to remember. Hopefully we’ll get some odd naive tourist that falls for this kind of advertisement.”
Novala, Europa measures the Balkan states’ popularity in centimeters.
Anegdote shares a gruelling and humiliating European travel experience that many citizens of the former Soviet bloc can relate to.
Neretva River writes about Russia and the issue of Kosovo's independence.
Neretva River reports on the treatment of Russian energy companies in the Balkans.
Neretva River writes that “a series of fights at Disco clubs across Bosnia along with the growing popularity of Turbofolk illicited a very racist [anti-Serbian] response” from one Bosnian actor and politician.