On April 2nd, Serbs were called to the polls to elect a new President. Besides national territory, voting also took place at 90 polling stations in Kosovo and at 53 polling stations in 23 other foreign countries. Aleksandar Vučić, conservative Prime Minister won an impressive victory in Sunday’s first round presidential election by a huge… » read more
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Troubling news continue to come from the Balkans. Two rounds of talks in the framework of the High Level Dialogue for the normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina were hosted by High Representative Federica Mogherini respectively on 24 January and on February first. Tensions escalated before the meeting when Serbia attempted to send a… » read more
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A summit on the Western Balkans will take place on Thursday (27 August) in Vienna, amid enlargement fatigue, and fear of the migrant wave submerging the region from the outside, but also stemming from the region, overwhelming wealthier EU countries. To dispel the gloomy mood, a football match will take place tonight in the Austrian… » read more
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been accused of increasingly dictatorial tendencies but he has never been accused of plotting the murder of blind mole rats. That all changed this week in the wake of strongman Orbán’s pushing on with plans for a 110 mile fence along Hungary’s border with Serbia. The fence, designed to… » read more
With regard to the production of geopolitical discourses, the field of critical geopolitics distinguishes between the “intellectuals of statecraft” and the “dissident intellectuals”. The intellectuals of statecraft are those whose activities are directed toward the extending and deepening the power of the status quo, whereas the dissident intellectuals endeavor to demystify and deconstruct the existing… » read more
I remember the young children of the war who always preferred to play on concret because green meant death for them. And I remember forests with mines that have not seen mankind or any greater animal for a decade because of the landmines. This year I would like to find out what happened with those kids who are becoming grown-ups these days and what happened with the forest without us. What is life exactly on a minefield? How people, animals and plants are effected?
We read in Euractiv some days ago that EU called on Serbia to abandon its last battle. After the setback that meant the opinion of International Court of Justice on the Declaration of Independence of Kosovo, saying that such unilateral acts did not violate international law, Serbia has launched an offensive to win in diplomatic… » read more
Robert M. Cutler amerikai politológus-tanácsadó szerint a közép-európai országoknak muszáj együttműködniük az orosz befolyás csökkentéséért. Az oroszok a gázt politikai fegyverként használják, és a nagy nemzetközi vezetékekért folyó küzdelem akár fegyveres konfliktusok kitörésében is szerepet játszik. Az azeri gázmezők válthatják meg térségünket a moszkvai nyomástól.
During the so-called period of Yugoslavian disintegration, the European Union, still called the European Community, was composed of twelve member states, which had to deal with such an overthrow in the East, but also with internal issues, just before the signature of the Treaty of Maastricht. In this context, we can ask ourselves about the… » read more
On 22 December, Serbia officially submitted its candidacy for membership of European Union. A long and arduous process of indefinite duration and whose conclusion will be settled on later, although prospects for this country are not very good, not being foreseen an early resolution. Some analysts believe that membership will not take place before 2018.… » read more