Articles By Slavisha Batko Milacic

A new phase of hybrid war

A new phase of hybrid war

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Oct , 2022

On Tuesday, September 27, Gazprom announced unprecedented damage to the company’s two gas pipelines that run along the bottom of the Baltic Sea to Germany – Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2. Almost...

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A Great Success of Russian Engineers

A Great Success of Russian Engineers

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Sep , 2022

From August 26 to 30, a group of international journalists had the opportunity to visit Crimea and see how the European Union sanctions affect Crimea. The author of this article was among that...

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Ukrainian army endangers civilians

Ukrainian army endangers civilians

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Aug , 2022

Ukrainian forces have threatened civilians by setting up bases and operating weapons systems in populated areas, including schools and hospitals, as they battled the Russian intervention that...

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Western assistance or logistical nightmare for Ukraine?

Western assistance or logistical nightmare for Ukraine?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jul , 2022

In early July, right after Lisichansk was captured by the Russian forces, the Russian military and its allies from DNR and LNR, put on display a large number of captured Ukrainian military...

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How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jul , 2022

Editor’s Note: There is a tinge of comical in this readable article relating to the generous weapons supply by the West to Ukraine.   Hardly a day passes by without Europeans and Americans...

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Double standards for Erdogan

Double standards for Erdogan

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jun , 2022

While the whole world was distracted by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and wondered whether China would follow Moscow’s example and try to “reintegrate” Taiwan, Ankara, a member of the North...

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The truth about Bucha

The truth about Bucha

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Apr , 2022

Shortly after the Russian troops left the outskirts of Kiev, the pro-Ukrainian media fired a broadside of stories about alleged Russian war crimes against peaceful civilians, traces of which were...

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NATO aggression against Serbia in 1999 and the Russian peacekeeping...

NATO aggression against Serbia in 1999 and the Russian peacekeeping...

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Mar , 2022

Recently, more and more European and American analysts, journalists, populist politicians are comparing the Allied Force operation carried out by NATO troops against Serbia and Montenegro in 1999...

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What Forced a Russian response in Ukraine

What Forced a Russian response in Ukraine

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Date: 08 Mar , 2022

While the Russian special operation is going on in Ukraine, many are wondering what is the reason for launching it. One of the reasons, which is labeled by the West as Putin’s rhetoric, is the...

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Fake News and Ukrainian Crisis 

Fake News and Ukrainian Crisis 

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Feb , 2022

“The same pilot who shot down six Russian warplanes, he was nicknamed the ‘Ghost of Kiev”. “A column of scorched Russian equipment near Konotop”. “Snake Island recaptured”. Such...

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The Russian bear is out of its den

The Russian bear is out of its den

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Feb , 2022

Despite possible sanctions and their hard-hitting economic consequences, the hunted Russian bear has got out of the den and is going after the hunters. Until recently, Russians, Ukrainians, and...

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Invisible War

Invisible War

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2022

The whole world has been watching with great alarm the events unfolding around a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine for several months now. The Kremlin’s position is crystal-clear: expanding...

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Western support for Russian opposition

Western support for Russian opposition

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jan , 2022

The growing pressure on Russia from Europe every day does not lead to support for street protests and a wave of discontent among Russians, as well as to mass opposition demonstrations, no matter...

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Croatian message to Serbia

Croatian message to Serbia

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Dec , 2021

Recently, the Croatian military decided to choose the French Dassault Rafale for its multi-role fighter jet. The twelve Rafale planes will replace Croatia’s Russian-made MiGs in the country’s...

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The Question of Bosnia

The Question of Bosnia

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Dec , 2021

Tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina are not calming down. And if tensions in that state are a frequent occurrence, they have never been at the level as they are now. The reason for this is the...

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Afghan Fiasco – The end of a Unipolar World?

Afghan Fiasco – The end of a Unipolar World?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Date: 02 Oct , 2021

Anyone who ever tried to invade Afghanistan wasinevitably defeated. The multiethnic mountainous country has become a grave for the British, the Russians, and now for the Americans and their...

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Panjshir Needs Help

Panjshir Needs Help

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Date: 18 Sep , 2021

The Taliban’s rapid advance in Afghanistan has briefly stalled only in the face of strong resistance mounted by the people of the country’s recalcitrant mountainous province of Panjshir....

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A Costly Afghan Mistake

A Costly Afghan Mistake

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Sep , 2021

The Taliban’s quick seizure of Afghanistan is an exact replay of what happened there 25 years ago. The, radical Islamists have managed to gain control over the entire territory of the country,...

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Rebranding of terrorists in Syria

Rebranding of terrorists in Syria

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2021

Just a few months since Joe Biden’s election, US idea of terrorism has radically changed. With the media having spared no effort making people believe that the real terrorists are indeed the...

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Turkey's Path to Autonomy

Turkey's Path to Autonomy

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Date: 15 Jul , 2021

The events in the Middle East have made a large number of interstate relations of the former “allies” very complicated due to the large-scale operation “Arab Spring”. After the failure of the...

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