Stories about Serbia from 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.
Greater Surbiton writes about the relations between the EU and Serbia.
Kosmopolit reviews perspectives on whether the EU should offer Serbia a Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) before the May 11 general election.
Balkan Baby writes about Biljana Srbljanovic, Belgrade mayoral candidate for the Liberal Democratic Party.
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.”
Krenar Gashi of Balkan Insight offers a Kosovar's perspective on the upcoming election in Serbia – and the campaigning in Kosovo.
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.”
“New Belgrade” – regarded by many “as a giant sleeping dorm” – turns 60, Belgrade 2.0 reports and posts some pictures and video.
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.
Balkan Baby writes about the Vukovar massacre and the trial of Bogdan Kuzmic.
A discussion of Dejan Djokic's article on Kosovo – at the Guardian's Comment is Free.
Balkan Baby writes about the implications of Ramush Haradinaj’s verdict.
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.”
Veronica Khokhlova translates some Russophone bloggers' views on shared history and conflict in Southeastern Europe and the Caucasus.
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.”
Lituanica reports that the Lithuanian parliament failed to recognize Kosovo's independence on April Fool's Day.
Srebrenica Genocide Blog marks a “grim anniversary”: “five years since the first Srebrenica genocide victims were buried” in the village of Potočari.
A Fistful of Euros questions the credibility of B92's report on “Kosovo as the ‘heart of [the] Balkan drug route’.”
Greek-Macedonian name dispute inspires Amman-based Reflect Upon… to reflect on identity, geography and geopolitics.
Balkan Baby writes about the implications of yet another failed attempt to capture Radovan Karadzic.