Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, and the country's largest city. It was also the capital of Yugoslavia from its founding in 1918 to its dissolution in 2006.
The name Belgrade translates to "White City." It is located where the Sava and Danube rivers meet. The city has its own autonomous city authority, and is also the seat of all Serbian state authorities, including the executive, legislative and judiciary ones. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Belgrade.
Demonstrations by mostly young people and students accuse Serbia's election officials of fraud. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won the presidency last weekend with 55 percent of the vote, giving his populist Serbian Progressive Party control of both the executive and legislative branches.
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Tens of thousands of migrants and refugees are still waiting in various countries along the Balkan route with little chance to proceed forward and no desire to go back. Many are in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, with doubts over their future destination growing by the day – a boon for human traffickers as Nemanja Rujević reports: