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Vlado Mares
16 Nov 05
The Belgrade regime continues its propaganda campaign, bringing home the same dangerous rhetoric it so recently used in Kosovo.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
Alleged plans to appoint Serbian pop-folk singer Zorica Brunclik as the country's new Minister of Culture could mark the start ofMilosevic's all-out war on the arts. Or it could be just another attempt to win over lazy voters and swamp the opposition ahea
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
Serbian schoolchildren have a bundle of new books for their libraries - a gift from Serbia's self-styled 'Uncle Education Minister - but the lessons they teach are all about war, hate and patriotic militarism.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
The Milosevic regime is resorting to increasingly draconian measures to control Serbia's media.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
The state media is turning Serbs into a nation of paranoids, sending them out to hunt fifth columnists in every corner - and targeting ordinary people for the slightest of reasons.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
According to the regime media, the poor are eating better than ever before in a wonderful TV world where Serb society flourishes and happy workers rebuild their communities. Small wonder people want to check out of the real Serbia and move into the virtua
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
Rivalries erupted among the opposition as soon as the EU announced its heating oil aid to two towns in southern Serbia. But the real risk is that the regime, too, has its eye on the crude.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
As Milosevic and his associates step up their attacks on the opposition and the media, serious violence in Serbia may be becoming inevitable.
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
The state media is whipping up traditional Serb homophobia by accusing the opposition of 'suspected attraction to the same sex'. It's just part of a strategy to further divide and demoralize critics of the regime, and now the police are playing the same g
Vlado Mares
10 Nov 05
A local court in Serbia has summonsed Clinton on charges of war crimes. But this propaganda ploy masks the baleful state of Serbia's politicised judicial system.

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