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Diplomatic Row Between Serbia and Macedonia Thwarted, No War in Sight

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:36:51 +0000

As diplomatic tensions between Serbia and Macedonia defuse, citizens reaffirm their common goal to live normal lives without threats of war.

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Serbia and Macedonia at War? The Headlines Say So, But Citizens Disagree

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:39:22 +0000

While Serbian politicians and pro-government media step up war-mongering rhetoric against Macedonia, the common citizens on both sides of the border refuse to get drawn into the fray.

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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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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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Controversial ‘Crashing Airplane’ Advertisement Stirs Serbian Presidential Elections Debate

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:55:43 +0000

"No one in political history has released a [campaign ad] showing he's ready to take citizens to their deaths if they don't do his bidding."

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Belgrade Mayor’s Ex-Wife Reignites Political Scandal With Bombshell Interview

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:35:46 +0000

The ex-wife of Belgrade's mayor gave a bombshell interview this week, making waves across Serbia, implicating her former husband in a political firestorm.

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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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‘Most Efficient Trial in History’ Fines Serbian Magazine for Defamation of Interior Minister

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:57:18 +0000

"How can a journalist be 'unauthorised' to do their job: gathering information and suggesting conclusions based on the gathered evidence?"

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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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Serbian Government Backtracks on Russia-Inspired Anti-Abortion Council

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:43:39 +0000

"You know the consequence of prohibition of abortion? Profit for the clinics in neighboring countries, and semi-skilled butchers playing with the lives of the poor."

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Investigative Journalists Reveal Accumulated Wealth of Serbian Politicians

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:08:00 +0000

The revelations, compiled by investigative journalism network KRIK, are generating lively debate online and within traditional media.

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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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