· April, 2012

Stories about Serbia from April, 2012

Serbia: Upcoming Elections Offer Few Choices, Inspire Apathy and Humor

  22 April 2012

Much unbeknownst to most people in the world, Serbia is, in many ways, looking at its most important election since the 2000 revolutionary elections that toppled the government of Slobodan Milosevic. As politicians have started campaigning avidly, so have many bloggers broken their silence on this issue. Danica Radisic reports.

Serbia: May 6 Parliamentary Vote Roundup

  17 April 2012

Bill Kralovec posts a short roundup on the upcoming parliamentary elections in Serbia, scheduled for May 6, and shares his “political platform,” asking Serbian readers to help him “match which party most resonates with [his] opinions.”

The Balkans: Remembering the Bosnian War, 20 Years On

  11 April 2012

A red plastic chair for each of the 11,541 people killed in Sarajevo in the 1990s: on April 6, thousands of people came to this stunning makeshift memorial stretching along Sarajevo's main street, in order to honor the memory of the victims of the war that began 20 years ago.