Author: Marko Risović

  • Bad bishop and an ongoing game of chess

    Bad bishop and an ongoing game of chess

    17.03.2019. Belgrade, Serbia. Anti-government protests changed location from national television stormed during the night before to Presidency of Serbia where President Vucic was addressing nation exactly at noon, speaking in a dissuasive way about last night’s events. Protestors managed to break the police cordon during President’s speech, and several clashes with the police erupted around […]

  • Belgrade’s on fire

    Belgrade’s on fire

    Belgrade, Serbia, 16.03.2019. Several thousand opposition protesters stormed and occupied the state TV broadcaster RTS – Radio Television of Serbia, protesting against unfair and ignorant reporting about the demonstrations that have been going on for more than three months now in many Serbian cities. Police in full riot gear forced them out by pushing or […]

  • Funeral of Oliver Ivanovic

    Funeral of Oliver Ivanovic

    Oliver Ivanovic, 64, the leader of the Citizens’ Party “Serbia, democracy, justice”, was shot outside the party’s offices in northern Mitrovica on January 16. Today, he was buried in the alley of Meritorious citizens at the New Cemetery in Belgrade in the presence of his family, numerous friends, politicians, government representatives and thousands of citizens.

  • The mosaic

    The mosaic

    On January 06 and 07, the days of Christmas Eve and Orthodox Christmas, many believers will ride to the temple of St. Sava in Vracar, to attend burning of the Oak tree and the Christmas Liturgy. At the top of the dome of the temple, through the narrow opening between the floor structure, and through […]

  • Protestujem, dakle postojim / I protest, therefore i am

    Protestujem, dakle postojim / I protest, therefore i am

    Mediji kontrolisani od strane države prenosili su od početka post-izbornih protesta u Beogradu da su ulice pune “alkoholičara, narkomana i stranih plaćenika”, pokušavajući da obesmisle mišljenje običnih ljudi kojima je dosta autokratije i nipodaštavanja. Dali smo glas tim hrabim ljudima, pitajući ih zašto protestuju. Razlozi, koji variraju od potrebe da se pokaže neslaganje sa trenutnim […]

  • Smells like Serbian spring

    Smells like Serbian spring

    Serbian youth has shown its teeth! For the second day in a row, a large protest against the ruling structures and the unfair election campaign was held in Belgrade.

  • It has been one hell of a year

    Santa, Santa, on the stroll, Who’s the unluckiest of them all?   Please don’t let me be the troll, Bring us luck and take us all.

  • Fading memories

    Fading memories

    Scenes from the Serbo-Croatian border which are preserved in the photographs that make up this blog, have been happening only a dozen days ago. In historical terms, it is a very short period of time. The images of the sufferings of people who were forced in exile, putting their lives at stake, will forever remain […]

  • Face of migration

    I was staring at the men on the other side of the fence. The rain just started, and he used his simple shelter – a plastic bag he had found nearby. He made a hole in it so he can see. The view was not much. A piece of dirty dusty land, now turned into […]

  • Modar the Syrian

    When I first met Modar, in the gray and depressive surrounding of the Center for Asylum Seekers, in the suburb of Belgrade, i instantly felt a spark of friendship. His polite, intelligent and strong personality stood out among other young Syrian refuges who were temporarily settled there. I don’t want to be too harsh to […]