Tag archives for The Balkans
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.
Kosovo, along with much of southeastern Europe, still has potential for a vibrant renewable energy sector.
The first book on the history of motoring in Serbia, and Yugoslavia, will soon be released. An interview with the author, Marko Miljkovic.
Protests are continuing after Friday's uprising in Bosnia, but media hype and national issues are looming upon the demonstrators. The European maze.
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
Thirty years ago, from February 8th to 19th, the fourteenth edition of the Olympic Winter Games was held in Sarajevo. A few years after the Olympic facilities, a symbol of common history and life, were targeted by the bombings.
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.
Eugenia Maximova has entered hundreds of houses in the Balkans, asking only one thing: show me the kitchen.
The EU Council denied candidate status to Albania in December 2013. Some analysts think the rejection could be good for Albania.
Animal species almost forgotten are a treasure for Serbian biodiversity. A Slow Food project is now struggling for their preservation.
The outermost island in the Cres-Losinj archipelago, Unije has always given its inhabitants precious, but limited, resources. Today the island, off the beaten track of mass tourism, is trying to preserve its centuries old delicate balance.
Two towns in a mirror image, one in Turkey and the other in Greece. Birgi and Dimitsana are “The Other Town” - the prize-winning documentary by the Turkish film director Nefin Dinc