The latest Kosovo formula of the Serbian state representatives – ‘Let’s be realistic, let’s do the impossible!’ – is in fact nothing but a swindle and a throwing of dust into the eyes of the population, designed to divert its attention from everyday problems.
Serbia is returning to the political (or state) and national interests that used to determine its diplomatic and other aims in the 1990s.
It is not impossible for this crisis to end without the guarantee being activated. This, however, does not justify the government’s empty promises.
The Balkans and Turkey are a space on the borders of Europe marking a cultural encounter with the oriental.
When the daily Kurir published Milorad Ulemek’s yokelish letter, in which a man convicted of the worst crimes joined an organized attack on Sonja Biserko, the final link was found – the importance of The Helsinki Committee’s brave act really became clear.
Montenegro and Macedonia stabbed The Hourglass in the back.
The second part of the eminent Serbian civil-rights lawyer’s authoritative account of the conspiracy that led to the former Yugoslavia breaking up in the way that it did.
The organizations “Krv i čast” and “Nacionalni stroj”, supported by the local branch of Stormfront are announcing a gathering on October 11th, in front of the Faculty of Philosophy.
The state is not private property of those who presently occupy its highest offices. The state has to be defended, even when its officials do not have enough strength for doing that.
As for LDP, it became, unfortunately, one man band. And its scores are like in a bad figure skating: technique – naah, artistic value – even worse.
Masterly summary by a prominent Serbian constitutional expert and human-rights activist, Vojin Dimitrijevic, of a nationalist narrative about the country’s recent past.
The statement is in response to yesterday’s act of vandalism against the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights by the violent group who is self-named Movement 1389, that the media ill-fatedly calls a protest.
Sardonic comment on the influence of Russian’s ambassador to Belgrade. By Pavle Rak
Before the EU’s decision on the Transitional Agreement for the realization of The Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA), an atmosphere of great expectations was created in Serbia.
Acid comment by Belgrade’s best-known civil-rights lawyer on the defence put forward by former FRY chief of staff Momcilo Perišic when his trial started before the Hague tribunal
Authoritative account of the conspiracy by Slobodan Miloševic, Borisav Jović and Veljko Kadijević to break up the former Yugoslavia and carve out a Great Serbia. (Part two follows)
Ever since I was a little boy, I knew the answer to the eternal Russian question “Whose fault is it?” It is always the fault of the one who is the biggest, strongest and dumbest.
Acute comment on the unwelcome consequences for the Serbian government of Russia’s recent recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Illuminating study of the links between politics and the economy between Serbia and Russia, as exemplified by the multi-functioned tycoon and politician Nenad Popovic.
A Serbian take on Russia’s policies in Georgia, and on the essential differences between the NATO intervention in Kosovo and the Russian intervention in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Prime Minister Cvetkovic gave an interesting comment on the assessed value of The Petroleum Industry of Serbia (NIS).
The SPS is forming a coalition with the DS, The DSS is fading and disappearing of the political map, the Radicals are dividing, on no other grounds then joining the European integrations.
Although elected as pro-European and reformist, the government is drawing its first moves in the wrong direction. It is proposing a pension increase, the restriction of work for doctors and university professors.
The former official spokesperson for the Hague tribunal’s chief prosecutor provides a systematic review of the way in which minutes of Serbia’s Supreme Defence Council, that might provide evidence against Serbia for genocide at Srebrenica, have been concealed.
Alone, without international support, Georgia will not be able to overcome current crisis and threat of annihilation since we are fighting against the regime that will use unacceptable means to achieve its goals.
Torov’s argument for the vital importance – in Serbia’s own interest – of ensuring that the arrest of Radovan Karadžić leads to a real settling of accounts with the past
Srđa Popović comments on an article published in Belgrade newspaper Politika, in which Milan Škulić offers advice on how Karadžić’s defence should be conducted.
As was expected, the elections have spelled the end of Koštunica. The beginning of his end was the decision to wager everything on the card of conflict with the European Union.
Searching for natural decency and wisdom, old thinkers came up with the Noble Savage, the Noble Peasant, and finally the Noble Destitute or Proletarian.
The inability of the European bureaucracy to deal with crisis situations, and to rein in Greek nationalist arrogance and swagger, has only strengthened Greece’s potential for blackmail.
In Politika’s March 8th issue, Zorica Tomić – presented to the readers as ‘university professor, expert on culture’ – responded to the invitation to help the Serbs find themselves.
The aimlessness of Serbian foreign policy becomes even more evident, if one asks what is understood by the slogan ‘Kosovo is Serbia’ in the sense of sovereignty.