Analyses

Snowden from “Krušik”

This is how Aleksandar Obradović, an employee of the “Krušik” munitions plant described in an interview given to Truth-o-Meter from his house arrest some of the motives that had incited him to give to the public and to the investigative media in Serbia and Bulgaria information stating that Serbian Minister of Interior Nebojša Stefanović’s father […]

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Serbian Minister’s Affair: Doctorate that took too long

An economist, Siniša Mali (47) began his political career after the October 5th democratic changes in Serbia. In 2001 he became Assistant Minister for Privatisation. Nonetheless, he was soon transferred to the Privatisation Agency. In the following years, he built his biography as a financial expert and consultant. He was elected Mayor of Belgrade in […]

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Political Turncoats: Superficial Switch or True Change of Heart?

The phenomenon of political “turncoats” in Serbia is nothing new. However, party-switching used to happen far from the public eye, whereas conversions are now becoming more and more public  — not least because they provide parties with an excuse for a press conference — and are bringing local politics into disrepute, according to the Centre […]

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Istinomer website under the attack of hackers, a criminal complaint filed

Attack has started some minutes after 16.00 hours when the website crashed since it was knocked down by the weight of 30 million and 500 thousand requests per hour generated from IP addresses from Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, India, and other. We would like to remind the public that this attack came several days after […]

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Miša is not Vojislav

Here is the perfect proof that even if they resemble a lot, they are not the same. These days, Miša Vacić is all over the place and therefore we most often hear that he is a “new Vojislav Šešelj’s version“, i.e. a “bugbear“ produced by Aleksandar Vučić according to the model that Slobodan Milošević used […]

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Electoral conditions: a public official or a party official?

Open or hidden engagement of public officials for promotion of the party, public “advising” to the employees who should they vote for, organizing free programme for voters with the tax payers money, using public spaces for party’s rallies, using public enterprises and institutions vehicles for driving the voters to voting. We could have witnessed all […]

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Minister Popovic playing solo (not) allowed

We can again hear dissonant tones between Minister Nenad Popovic and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic. Namely, the President of Serbian People’s Party and Minister without portfolio in charge of innovation Nenad Popovic assessed that Brussels Agreement was dead and that Serbia should, whenever it can, dispute the false sovereignty of Kosovo. The Prime Minister reacted […]

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Resolution of the affair of (mis)use of official vehicles during elections in Lucani is in sight

The special department of the Public Prosecutor’s Office for the Fight against Corruption in Novi Sad received the first reports from the police, as well as from certain public enterprises regarding the criminal complaints of the Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability (CRTA) for the misuse of official vehicles during last year’s elections in Lucani. […]

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Initiative Open Parliament celebrates seven years

Since June 2012, Open Parliament informs citizens on the work of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, monitors MPs activities and events in the Assembly. In seven years, 1057 laws were adopted in 682 working days in the plenary which were analysed, more than 250,000 MPs speeches were published, almost 300 law abstracts, […]

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What’s new in Criminal Code amendments?

The amendments of the Republic of Serbia Criminal Code were initiated by the Foundation “Tijana Juric”, but also due to the needs to prescribe the harsher punishment for offenders who are recidivists and multiple recidivists. Namely, on 9 November 2017, the Foundation submitted the initiative to amend the Criminal Code supported by exactly 158,460 citizens’ […]

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