Monthly Archives: January 2012

Croatia votes ‘Za’

Croatia has voted for joining the European Union, with the 22.00 CET figure tonight being 66.25% in favour. We will take a closer look at the result in the next couple of days. Full referendum details can be seen at … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections

Is there a pragmatic reason for Croatians to vote ‘yes’ to the European Union?

Sunday sees the EU referendum in Croatia. Although opinions polls suggest a majority in favour of joining, there is still considerable euro-scepticism in Croatia, as reflected in recent reports in the Daily Telegraph and the New York Times.  Certainly at … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations

The ‘so-called’ Yugosphere?

Over at the Economist, Tim Judah is now using the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest to substantiate the ‘Yugosphere’ – the term which we have comprehensively criticised quite a few times. He refers to the ‘Yugosphere’ as being ‘so-called’, as if … Continue reading

Posted in Yugosphere - Why it does not exist

Happy New Year

A belated happy New Year to all our readers! We also hope you had a peaceful and happy Christmas. We will be starting off our 2012 coverage very shortly indeed – later tonight, in fact. And we will of course … Continue reading

Posted in Notable Days