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Two weeks ago, a group of Serbian expat academics in the UK posted a scathing and detailed critique of the Ph.D. dissertation of Serbian Minister of Internal Affairs, Nebojša Stefanović, alleging plagiarism and academic fraud. The authors claimed that the "procurement of dubious academic degrees ... is a serious problem in the Serbian system of higher education" and promised to "to continue to examine suspicious doctoral and masters dissertations belonging to other public figures in Serbia." The reaction has not been uneventful: [more inside]
posted by pjenks on Jun 14, 2014 - 56 comments

фантомски дискови!

1979 .Belgrade. A white Porsche 911. A natural born driver. A brutal secret police force. The same city square every night for 2 weeks. The Belgrade Phantom - one hell of a story. [more inside]
posted by concreteforest on Sep 20, 2009 - 38 comments

War (and Peace) Photographer

Andrija Ilic is a photographer from Belgrade, Serbia. He uses photography to document social change to his environment and events in his homeland. He has covered some of the most important events in the region: war in Kosovo in 1998, NATO maneuvers in Italy in 1998 and intervention in 1999, numerous anti-regime protests 1996-2000, events surrounding the fall of government in Belgrade in October 2000, the crisis in southern Serbia. More recently, he has published new photos from the conflict in Israel and Palestine, every day life in Gaza, and reportage from the Faroe Islands. [some images NSFW - war violence and gore] [more inside]
posted by netbros on Jul 30, 2008 - 6 comments

Fragments of stealth

The F117A Swan Song, the Fall of the Belgrade Embassy...and China Rising China Matters blog offers a fascinating take on "the role that the Belgrade bombing seems to play as the creation myth of the birth of the 21st Chinese strategic military doctrine, founded on the assumption that the U.S. will unscrupulously use its military, diplomatic, and propaganda advantages not only to contain China but even to attack it when need, desire, and circumstances permit."
posted by Abiezer on Apr 29, 2008 - 41 comments

Serbs appear unhappy about independent Kosovo

This past Monday, the US recognized Kosovo as an independent state. Today, Serbs appear a little upset. [more inside]
posted by Emperor SnooKloze on Feb 21, 2008 - 63 comments

History repeating...

Serbian premier assasinated
He was shot in front of government offices at around 1300 local time, (1200 GMT). I know some people are going to cry Newsfilter, but I believe this is worth posting.
posted by tomcosgrave on Mar 12, 2003 - 63 comments

Wow!

Wow! Got to give it to the people in Yougoslavia... This is damn impressive and it looks like the end of Milosevic. Europe is almost completely democratic now!
posted by TNLNYC on Oct 5, 2000 - 16 comments

Not with a whimper, but a bang...

Not with a whimper, but a bang... The Belgrade parliament is in flames. The State television building is broadcasting for Free Serbia. If you can get a stream, FreeB92 is the place to be listening. The revolution may not be televised, but this it has its own weblog
posted by holgate on Oct 5, 2000 - 11 comments

Bill Clinton sentenced to 20 years in prison! By a district court in ... um ... Belgrade. Along with Madeleine Albright, Tony Blair, and a whole bunch of other leaders. For war crimes. Warrants have been issued for their arrest. ::snicker:: Good thing that International Tribunal never got set up, eh?
posted by aaron on Sep 21, 2000 - 0 comments

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