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Belgrade's Astronomical Observatory, a jewel of modernist architecture, houses amazing instruments and magical stories, like that of a mysterious “comet seeker”. Today, the question is how to do justice to what once was a symbol of the city.
15 years after the NATO raids, Serbian society is dealing with a recent past marked by diverging narratives.
A century ago, the Great War swept Europe taking 10 million men and leaving 25 million wounded. Historian Jay M. Winter looks back on our century of violence.
The first book on the history of motoring in Serbia, and Yugoslavia, will soon be released. An interview with the author, Marko Miljkovic.
Turning an area of Belgrade into a Dubai of the Balkans. The Serbian government project for the right bank of the Sava, issued during the election campaign, appears unsustainable to critics
The renovation of the center of Belgrade will involve moving the statue of Dimitrije Tucovic, Serbian anti-war activist who died in 1914 and has recently disappeared from the public debate.
Animal species almost forgotten are a treasure for Serbian biodiversity. A Slow Food project is now struggling for their preservation.
The Sochi Project, a digital tale showcased at the recent Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, is a powerful investigation into the next Winter Olympics, and on the human rights violations associated with this mega sporting event.
They flee countries like Syria, where their lives are endangered, but are rejected by the local population who sets up barricades and fires. The tragedy of asylum seekers in Serbia.
The glorious Yugoslav railway system is just a pale memory. Today travel by train in Serbia is uncomfortable, and even risky. Modernization, however, might be on the track for Serbian Railways.
A tribute to Milan Konjovic. The journey of the last of the fauves from Sombor to Paris and from Paris to Sombor, the splendor of the Gallery dedicated to him in his home town in Vojvodina.
This article was originally published on Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso October 21, 2013, by Tatjana Lazarevic. Kosovo is preparing for the local elections of November 3 after the shocking murder of EULEX officer Audrius Senavicius. A test on the recent Belgrade-Pristina ...