Belgrade Insight No.117
Drivers encouraged to pedal to city centre
Belgrade is encouraging drivers to leave their cars in the garage by offering free bicycles to those who rent spaces in certain garages.
‘Judenlager Semlin’ awaits belated restoration
Seventy years after the end of the war, Belgrade is finally building a memorial at the site of the largest German-run concentration camp in Southeast Europe.
Prometheus will delight and disappoint alien fans
The long-expected prequel to the Alien saga, by the director of the first of the four films, is a visual feast but with some irritating loose ends in the story.
Srem keeps its treasures well hidden
Fine fare and masses of mysterious ruins make Srem an intriguing and pleasant place to visit.
Serbia’s right-wingers dream of nationalist resurgence :
The protests over the Kosovo agreement revealed deep divisions amongSerbia's right-wingers, but they could still become a serious force if they tap into public disappointment with the government.Read more
Government pressures Church to back Kosovo deal :
The Serbian Orthodox Church has been hit by a series of leaks about sex and spying as the government attempts to force it to drop its opposition to the Kosovo agreement.Read more
Serbia needs IMF to boost confidence in reforms :
To keep its reform policy credible for investors, the government must find common ground with the IMF and look for a new arrangement, experts say.Read more
Guerrilla gardeners flower-bomb Belgrade :
The guerrilla gardening movement is growing stronger in the Serbian capital and hopes to change the face of the city.Read more