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Secular Voices in the Balkan States Oppose Religious Education in Public Schools

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:38:54 +0000

“Why do they call it ‘religious science’ when it’s not a science, but a subject about beliefs. So it needs to be called ‘religious beliefs’.”


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ISIS Attempts to Exploit Balkan War Wounds With Localized Propaganda

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:42:54 +0000

The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.


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Tens of Thousands in Croatia Decry Government Failure to Reform the Education Sector

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:19:37 +0000

“We don't want patriarchal upbringing and education”; “Put religious education in driving schools”; “Put sexual education in schools”.


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Croatians Are Planning a Repeat of Last Year's Massive Protests for Educational Reform

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:45:02 +0000

"Anyone who's thinking more than four years ahead knows that investing in education is worthwhile."


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Plagiarism Scandal Involving the Minister of Science and Education Still Stirs Croatia

Sat, 27 May 2017 14:07:44 +0000

A group of academics, supported by over 11 thousand signatories of an online petition, keep demanding the removal of plagiarists from high-ranking public office in Croatia.


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Three Decades and Several Films Later, a Creative Translation of ‘Alien’ Endures in the Balkans

Tue, 16 May 2017 04:12:23 +0000

"Then there's Alien or Osmi Putnik which literally translates to "The Eighth Passenger". What was the sequel translated as? More Passengers?"


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A Three-Minute Online Video Explains the Essence of Balkan Nationalisms

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 18:28:35 +0000

"Every country in the Balkans believes that it should be bigger than it is."


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Melania Trump Returns Gloriously to Her Homeland, Now as a Meme

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:22:30 +0000

During the U.S. presidential campaign, Slovenians didn't show much interest in Mrs. Trump. That changed, however, after Donald Trump's surprising victory in the Electoral College


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The First Non-US Animated Short to Win an Oscar Was Made by a Director From Croatia

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:19:38 +0000

With Academy Award nominations around the corner, learn about the director from Croatia who won the Oscar in 1961 for Best Animated Short Film.


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For a Limited Time, Croatians Get Free Access to a Digital Library of 100,000 Books

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:25:08 +0000

Not in Croatia? The Croatia Reads app also offers people outside the country Croatian books free of charge.


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Ex-Yugoslavs Mourn Vesna Vulović, Flight Attendant Who Survived Highest Ever Fall Without a Parachute

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:08:50 +0000

"Vesna Vulović survived a fall from 10,000 meters, but could not survive the year of 2016. :("


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A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:05:42 +0000

Rock music available online shows how a peculiar bridge, bringing the people of former Yugoslavia and Poland closer together, developed over the last four decades.


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Allegations of Rigged Ethnic Hungarian Voting in Croatia’s Latest Election

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:02:30 +0000

The number of people who registered to vote as ethnic Hungarians dramatically increased between Croatia's last two elections. Why?


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Yugoslav Comic ‘Dikan’ Is Back to Remind Us We're All Descendants of Migrants in Some Way or Another

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 15:52:48 +0000

"Finally, we, the Early Slavs, have inhabited the Internet, too. We bid you a warm welcome and pleasant stay."


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Remembering the Yugoslav Anti-War Movement of the Early 1990s

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:23:56 +0000

Internet users in the former Yugoslavia have decided to break with political elites' divisive rhetoric, and remember the region's proud, albeit unsuccessful, attempts to stop the wars of the 1990s.


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