· April, 2008

Stories about Serbia from April, 2008

Serbia, EU: SAA Signed

  30 April 2008

Balkan Anarchist, Byzantine Blog, and Srebrenica Genocide Blog blog about the signing of the EU's Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) with Serbia today.

Serbia, EU: SAA and the Election

  28 April 2008

Kosmopolit reviews perspectives on whether the EU should offer Serbia a Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) before the May 11 general election.

Albania: “Albanosphere”

  22 April 2008

Douglas Muir of A Fistful of Euros posts a new installment on the “Greater Albania” – an extensive overview of the myths and facts about the “Albanosphere.”

Serbia, Kosovo: Election

  17 April 2008

Krenar Gashi of Balkan Insight offers a Kosovar's perspective on the upcoming election in Serbia – and the campaigning in Kosovo.

Kosovo: The Army Challenge

  15 April 2008

Balkan Baby writes about the challenges of creating Kosovo's new army: “It is hard, in fact impossible, to imagine any of North Mitrovica’s angry and bitter Serb residents, those who attacked UN forces recently and killed a Ukrainian policeman, signing up to join a re-branded KLA.”

Serbia: New Belgrade

  14 April 2008

“New Belgrade” – regarded by many “as a giant sleeping dorm” – turns 60, Belgrade 2.0 reports and posts some pictures and video.

Serbia, Kosovo: War Reporting

  14 April 2008

From the Frontline posts a story of how a cell phone and a roll of Deutschmarks saved a reporter's life in the village of Prekaz, Kosovo.

Croatia: Vukovar

  9 April 2008

Balkan Baby writes about the Vukovar massacre and the trial of Bogdan Kuzmic.

Albania, Kosovo: “Important Political Force”

  8 April 2008

A Fistful of Euros on “Greater Albania”: “[…] Even though there won’t be a ‘Greater Albania,’ the Balkans are seeing a completely new phenomenon: the emergence of Albanians as an important political force.”

Kosovo: Ramush Haradinaj Acquitted

  4 April 2008

A Fistful of Euros comments on the acquittal of former Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj at the Hague: “Testifying against a popular KLA commander-turned-popular politician: not so easy.”