General at his own wake

In late June, a military-police exercise, megalomaniacally named “Joint Strike” was conducted in Kraljevo. Two and a half thousand members of the army and police took part in the action…

Frozen Vidovdan

An influential part of the Serbian intellectual elite calls for freezing the Kosovo issue. Why is it so important to live an eternal Vidovdan? And what are we freezing? I have at least 3 answers to that question.

Justice for Savamala

Police officer Goran Stamenkovic was found guilty of illegal conduct during the demolition of Savamala and received a sentence below the mandatory minimum, so he could keep his job with the police.

Public-private government

The minister announced a solution to all our problems – public-private partnerships, with two examples: the incinerator in Vinca and the concession for “Nikola Tesla” airport.

Who pays Vucic’s salary

The average salary in euros in Serbia grew 8 times from 2012 to 2017. However, if the increase in prices is taken into account, the actual average salary in 2017 was actually lower than in 2012.

Clowns

We waited four years to find out why the only correct decision hasn’t been reached by the Belgrade university: that Sinisa Mali had stolen other people’s research results and presented them as his PhD.

Italy and the euro

The story of the Italian economy is a complex one, so here is just one argument why Italian governments were eager to adopt the euro and why going back to the lira is not very popular with the Italian public.

Decorating the democracy

The national security council, which has issued 1,252 security certificates by 2016, didn’t issue the certificate to the Commissioner for information of public importance.

A perfect crime

When tax inspectors audit Juzne vesti for 5 years in a row and spend almost 2 years, added up, in the editorial office, it is clear that this is not an regular inspection, but an administrative weapon.

591

While the battle for Kosovo is being fought, the news that the number of non-tax imposts paid by the citizens, entrepreneurs and companies in Serbia was finally determined has gone by completely unnoticed.

The idiot

Whose is „our“ money the citizens of Nis have taken off Vucic’s back by saying, as he understood it, that they don’t want it? As far as my knowledge goes – this money actually belongs to the citizens of Nis.

Forget the Iron Regiment

Speaking about the demographics of Serbia, Vucic placed the birth of children in the context of regional conflicts and the achievement of foreign policy goals – in particular, resolving the Kosovo problem.

The fifth column

Building managers have become a new division of SPP’s political army. They visit tenants and ask them to register themselves as sure voters for the list “Aleksandar Vucic – because we love Belgrade”.

Spies and scoundrels

As Vulin excitedly told us, the women performed their forbidden actions using a drone. But how? Where was the drone at the moment of their arrest? Did the spies hold it on a string, like a Chinese kite?

Diabolic coma

A singer Aleksandar Vuksanovic (Aca Lukas), has been “donating” concerts to municipalities where elections are about to happen. At these concerts he calls upon the citizens to vote for SPP.

(Un)transparent CEC

Crta – 28 days since the election was announced, the City Election Commission (CEC) is yet to allow domestic observers to attend its meetings. During this period, as many as 17 CEC meetings were held.

Victims of a sick society

Natasa Kandic is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018. This was enough to cause a barrage of threats to this brave women, whose life mission is to record every victim of the wars of the 90s.

A very dark place

Transparency Serbia announced that our country ranked 62nd in the big international Open Budget Index survey for 2016. The list covers 115 countries, which means that we are in the bottom half.

The sultan’s slipper

The extradition of a Turkish citizen of Kurdish origin, Cevdet Ayaz, caused an avalanche of comments and reactions from the public. This controversial case can be seen in two ways…

Whose army?

If Serbian parliament adopts the proposed law on the army, the military police will protect people based on the decision of the minister of defense, and arrest citizens who are against it.