Voters in Serbia elect a new parliament on Sunday, and conservative Aleksander Vucic is tipped to win a plurality. But he has a dark history of virulent Serbian nationalism.
Serbian police have detained 26 people in connection with fighting that broke out in the stands during the Belgrade derby. Foreign nationals are said to be among at least 20 people were injured in the melee.
Solving the conflict between Serbia and Kosovo requires frank talks, says Austrian Balkans expert Wolfgang Petritsch. He believes Brussels must prioritize the relations of the western Balkan states with the EU.
A Serbian commander from the Kosovo War has been offered a job teaching at Belgrade's military academy. The government is not bothered by the fact he was jailed for war crimes. It is simply playing the nationalist card.
Serbian nationalists say this is not justice but revenge. DW's Dragoslav Dedovic says Ratko Mladic got what he deserved. But Serbia remains divided, so the verdict is not, unfortunately, a sign of hope.
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