· October, 2009

Stories about Serbia from October, 2009

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia: “Dumping Grounds for People”

  29 October 2009

Dumping Grounds for People is a blog devoted to the results “of a four-months long journalistic investigation, conducted mostly undercover in ten institutions for adults with intellectual disabilities or mental illnesses in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia.” A Flickr photo set, by Yana Buhrer Tavanier, is here, along with this note:...

Hungary, Serbia: Tragedy At The Border

  28 October 2009

A group of 19 Kosovo Albanians tried to cross the Hungarian-Serbian river border illegally on Oct. 15; fifteen of them are now reported missing; three bodies have been found by divers. Marietta Le reports on some of the reactions in the Hungarian blogosphere.

Serbia: Preparations for Medvedev's Visit

  21 October 2009

Belatedly, a mock review of the preparations for president Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Belgrade – at Belgraded: “He already was in Serbia once last year, but this time there’s a lot more fuss about his visit, presumably because we need to suck up to the East at least as much...

Serbia: Moja Rusija/My Russia Party

  12 October 2009

Belgraded writes about a new Serbian party – the Moja Rusija (My Russia) Party: “As it usually happens, the best kind of comedy is the non-intentional kind.”

Serbia: Grand Backa Canal

  10 October 2009

GV Author Sinisa Boljanovic writes about Grand Backa Canal and Serbia's environmental problems at Th!nk About It, a European blogging competition site.

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