Category: Serbia

Russia’s ‘Kremlin Playbook’ boosts covert influence in Eastern Europe

     

Russia has mounted a campaign of covert economic and political measures to manipulate five countries in central and eastern Europe, discredit the West’s liberal democratic model, and undermine trans-Atlantic ties,… Read more »

Aleppo the new Sarajevo? ’48 Hours of Awakeness’

     

Is Aleppo the new Sarajevo, as French activist intellectual Bernard Henri-Levy claims? Now that a revolution really is needed, those who were fervent are quite cool, the Polish poet Czeslaw… Read more »

Democracy ebbing in the Western Balkans

     

  A meeting of international donors, foundations, and multilateral funders opened in the Serbian capital Belgrade on September 21 amid growing concern from young grassroots and philanthropic organizations that the… Read more »

Democracy Promotion: A Distinctive European Approach?

     

The fact of different European states’ priorities on democracy and human rights reflecting different historical experiences may be illustrated by the initiative taken by Poland during its presidency for a… Read more »

Serbia’s elections: what about democratic values?

     

The victory of Prime Minster Aleksandar Vucic’s Progressive Party in Serbia’s election enables the government to continue with its proposed reform and fiscal consolidation agenda, Fitch Ratings says. But the… Read more »

‘Good Wife’ faces unpleasant truths in post-war Balkans

     

The repressed return with a vengeance in “A Good Wife,” a classically styled directorial debut for acclaimed actress Mirjana Karanovic, who also takes the lead role in this tale of… Read more »