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Stories about Montenegro

13 November 2008

Central & Eastern Europe: A Travel Roundup

Olive harvesting in Albania, John Paul II monuments in Poland, a Soviet military hardware cemetery in Moscow and more: Central and Eastern Europe-based bloggers share their recent travel stories and...

15 October 2008

The Balkans: Macedonia and Montenegro Recognize Kosovo

On Oct. 9, Montenegro and Macedonia recognized Kosovo's independence. One blogger noted that "coincidentally, this raises the number of countries recognizing to exactly 50." Below are a few more responses...

14 September 2008

Montenegro: The .ME Domain Release

Montenegro received quite a windfall in being assigned .ME for a country domain extension. In auctioning off the available names, they've managed to raise a great deal of money in...

23 July 2008

Serbia: Radovan Karadzic was Disguised as a Doctor

Radovan Karadzic lived in Belgrade under false name of Dragan David Dabic. He was disguised as an alternative medicine doctor and even worked in one private clinic in Belgrade. He...

19 February 2008

Serbia: Anger, disbelief over proclamation of Kosovo independence

Ljubisa Bojic translates some reactions from the Serbian blogosphere to the declaration of Kosovo independence.

31 August 2007

Ukraine: Crimea

On the last day of summer, here's a translation of LJ user drugoi's photo report on his trip to Crimea, one of the favorite summer tourism destinations in the Soviet...

20 June 2007

Croatia: “Feral Tribune” Shuts Down

Last week, Croatian finance ministry froze bank accounts of the region’s legendary political weekly, Feral Tribune, due to 68,000 Euros of tax debt, forcing the publication to close. "The only...

18 May 2007

Serbian “Prayer” Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Just a few days ago, major news outlets reported that the main course of discussion at the Serbian Assembly session was to determine which political party is supported by the...

25 March 2007

The Oldest Blogger in the Balkans

In the evening, Radmilo Ristic, a 74-year-old retired high school professor, likes to attend theater plays, gallery openings, literary nights, round-table discussions and other similar events that take place around...

2 March 2007

Serbia: Reactions to the ICJ Verdict

[Note: A roundup of the English-language blog posts on the ICJ verdict ran on Global Voices this past Wednesday, here.] Serbia is proclaimed not guilty for the crimes that happened...

28 February 2007

The Balkans: Bloggers Discuss the ICJ Verdict

On Monday, after nearly ten months of deliberation, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared that the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre was an act of genocide, but that the pattern of...

28 December 2006

Serbia, USA: What Serbs Think About America

In his blog post called “America is shaking”, Neven Andjelic shares his opinion on the United States (SRP): This big country is shaking. A number of events have caused the...

8 December 2006

Serbia: Vojislav Seselj on Hunger Strike

As the parliamentary poll comes closer Vojislav Seselj‘s hunger strike makes good publicity for the Serbian Radical Party. He is accused of committing crimes against humanity as the leader of...

23 November 2006

Balkan Blog Roundup: Focus on the Positive

The Balkans need reconciliation, confidence and positivism to change and become the winning region of Europe with happier citizens. You can see that in the inspirational words from the Serbian,...

26 October 2006

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Exploring the Pyramid

“Bosnian Pyramid? – Visocica Hill” – by sjareb It's been over a year since the whole Bosnian pyramid media fuss started. Still, many talk about the possible discovery of Europe’s...

19 October 2006

Croatia: Online Discussions Overview

Some Croats feel nostalgic when they think about Tito's Yugoslavia, which broke into pieces in 1992. Turbo Kvrcko posts a funny “Wanted” image that depicts why he misses the good...

22 September 2006

Notes on Montenegro and Transnistria

In his yesterday's Balkans Blog Roundup, Ljubisa Bojic quoted this passage on Montenegro by a Serbian blogger: […] I know how things operate down there. Its also a privatised state...

21 September 2006

Balkans Blog Roundup

On September 11, Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes: […] [Serbia] just won the water polo European championship, and here's a short video with the atmosphere from the streets of Belgrade...

10 June 2006

The Global Voices Show #2

Episode #2 of the Global Voices Show has landed! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: XiaoQiao (Singapore) Africa Files: The Pulse (Canada/South Africa) BahasaPod (Indonesia) Kazakhstan...

22 May 2006

Montenegro: “It Looks Like Europe Has a New Country”

This past Sunday, 55.4 percent of the voters of Montenegro, the smallest of the six former Yugoslav republics (population slightly over 600,000), decided in favor of independence – by a...

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