Monthly Archives: October 2014

Oct 29 2014

Interview with Aleksandar Vucic: ‘We’re not asking for mercy, but reforming Serbia’

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We caught up with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic after his talk at the London School of Economics, held on 27 October 2014. Interview by Tena Prelec. Click here for the Serbian version.  

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Oct 29 2014

Intervju sa Aleksandrom Vučićem: ‘Ne tražimo milostinju, nego želimo reformirati Srbiju’

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Popričali smo sa Premijerom Srbije g-dinom Aleksandrom Vučićem posle njegovog predavanja na LSEE 27/10/2014. Urednik LSEE bloga Tena Prelec je postavljala pitanja. Pročitajte englesku verziju.  

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Oct 28 2014

Vucic sells reformist image to London audience

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Dimitar Bechev gives his views on Aleksandar Vucic’s public lecture at the LSE, taken place on 27th Oct: “Vucic’s London trip confirms that he has been embraced by important EU capitals, perhaps as the lesser evil, or for lack of … Continue reading

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Oct 16 2014

Which way out of the Bosnian deadlock?

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Most commentators point at a critical deadlock in Bosnian politics. LSEE blog’s editorial team lists down the main issues encountered on the ground during the 12 October 2014 elections.    Nationalism is as present as ever Bosnia and Herzegovina is … Continue reading

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Oct 13 2014

Bosnia – voting for the devil you know

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The Bosnian electorate failed to make a choice that would bring real change, in spite of signs throughout 2014 that the discontent for the current political set-up was about to reach a tipping point. “Voting for moderate parties, which would … Continue reading

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Oct 9 2014

Experts react: EU progress reports 2014

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On Wednesday 8 October, outgoing Enlargement Commissioner Štefan Füle announced the Commission’s annual reports on the progress achieved by EU candidate and potential candidate countries. Our experts give an overview of the reports’ main takeaways for each country.  James Ker-Lindsay: “Serbia: It’s time … Continue reading

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Oct 7 2014

Experts react: 2014 Bulgarian parliamentary elections

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Bulgaria held parliamentary elections on 5 October following the resignation of the country’s government in July. We asked five experts in Bulgarian politics for their reactions to the result, which saw former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s Citizens for European Development … Continue reading

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Oct 5 2014

Bulgarian elections 2014 liveblog

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Welcome to our Bulgarian parliamentary elections 2014 liveblog! Bulgarian voters go to the polls today to decide on the composition of their next government. EUROPP’s Stuart Brown and LSEE’s Tena Prelec and Aleksandra Stankova will be posting live comments on the elections and … Continue reading

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Oct 4 2014

Maria Spirova on the Bulgarian elections: key players and electoral corruption

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In the second part of her conversation with LSEE, Maria Spirova introduces the main players in the upcoming Bulgarian parliamentarian elections and elaborates on the phenomenon of electoral fraud. “Large-scale electoral fraud is expected by everyone – and this is exactly … Continue reading

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