Month: May 2016

Each week we summarize the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkans. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski   10. Kosovo-Serbia dialogue continues in Brussels (Balkan EU) 9. Turkey’s tourism in crisis (Balkan EU) 8. Talks on new Serbian government scheduled ...

Macedonia is witnessing a moment in which the traditions of an anti-democratic political culture and the elimination of economic and political incentives within the post-socialist transition have combined with neoliberal capitalist economic policies pursued by political elites and have successfully ...

Each week we summarize the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkans. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski   10. Greece’s PM Tsipras to visit Sofia and Istanbul (Balkan EU) 9. Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev and ruling party GERB clash over diaspora ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina lies in the Western Balkans,at the crossroads between the occidental West and the oriental East. Due to its geopolitical position, Bosnia’s history has been marked by wars between different tribes and conquests of various empires. The Ottoman ...

The Antemurale myth is the idea that a nation or group of people were the last or true line of defense before a certain ‘other’. It is used by nationalists to provide a sense of self-importance, worth, and unification with ...

Each week we summarize the top 10 pieces of news from the Balkans. Compiled by: Kristijan Fidanovski   10. Former Croatian PM Kosor regrets blockade of Serbia (Balkan EU) 9. Kosovo becomes part of UEFA (Balkan EU) 8. Albania jails ...