Thursday, April 25, 2019

The Liquor of Fruit and Fire

By: Finnian James BELGRADE, Serbs will tell you, rakija (rakiya) puts all other liquor to shame. Many love this fierce potion as much as they...

Privatization: A part of Serbia’s media puzzle

By Alexandra Cheney BELGRADE, For decades most media outlets in Serbia have relied on a daily news feed from Tanjug, but that is about to change:...

Learning Pain

By Emma Woods BELGRADE/PRISTINA, Serbia has been trying to join the European Union, but many of its citizens still have a passionate anti-western sentiment. These...

A painful reminder, 17 years after Serbia’s broadcaster was bombed

By Meredith Howe BELGRADE, The grey, billowing clouds suspended directly over the worn building matched the atmosphere around the Serbian state broadcaster perfectly. They brought...

Still an Open Wound: Radio Television of Serbia

By Emma Woods BELGRADE, The headquarters to the Serbian public broadcaster is startlingly incompatible with its surroundings.  It is not every day you see a...

Humanitarian You Don’t Want to Mess With

By Emma Woods BELGRADE, Sitting outside a bustling coffee shop, Nikoleta Kosovac looks like someone you want to be friends with. Fashionable in faded orange...

Mind the Pothole: Belgrade by Bike

By Jose Bernardo Reyes Facio BELGRADE, As Vladimir Martinovic bikes through the streets of Belgrade, people randomly greet him like a lifelong friend. Offering tips-only bike...

Serbia’s Pride Served With Fries

By Bernardo Reyes Facio BELGRADE, The restaurant "Stari Beograd", Serbian for "Old Belgrade," is a gem for food lovers hidden in East Belgrade. Decades-old editions...

RTS Bombing is Remembered 17 Years Later

By Dominick Scafidi BELGRADE, A stark memorial to the 1999 NATO intervention in Serbia sits between a modern blue glass structure and an older white...

A Belgrade Scar

by Alexis Traussi BELGRADE, The walk from Belgrade’s Old Town to Tasmajdan Park is lined with street signs pointing out famous monuments in Belgrade. But,...

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