Articles by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

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Twenty Years Commemoration of the “March Pogrom” in Kosovo
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

8 Apr 2024 – Kosovo was the first time in European history that a terrorist-style and mafia-ruled (quasi)independent state was created by a full diplomatic, political, economic, military, and financial sponsorship by the West under the umbrella of the NATO’s and the EU’s protective administration.

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Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Apr 2024

30 Mar 2024 – Twenty-five years commemoration of NATO’s military intervention against Yugoslavia in Mar−Jun 1999 once again opened the question of the Western foundation for Kosovo’s secession from Serbia and its unilateral proclamation of a quasi-independence in Feb 2008.

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The Question of Alevi Minority in Turkey and Its Religious Identity
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Mar 2024

Up to now, not once expressed by Turkey’s President R. T. Erdoğan a possibility to organize a national referendum on Turkish membership to the European Union (the EU) opened many questions of different nature followed by old and new problems.

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Human Security and Its Dimensions
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

The concept of human security is a controversial approach by a certain group of post-Cold War 1.0 academicians (after 1990) for the purpose of redefining and at the same time making broader the meaning of security in global politics and the studies of international relations.

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The Polish-West Ukrainian Conflict over East Galicia in 1918−1919
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Mar 2024

The Eastern Portion of Europe and the End of WWI

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The Mongol Eurasian Empire 1206−1405: The Greatest Continental State in World’s History
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

History remembers the Mongols as a pastoral nomadic people from Central Asia who made a significant impression on the world’s history. In essence, the Mongol territorial occupation was of a scope and range never equaled.

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On Arab Culture and Its Crucial Characteristics
Vladislav B. Sotirovic – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024 – Understanding Arab culture and the values based on it are the crucial points for the proper understanding of the modern region of MENA (Middle East and North Africa). Nevertheless, all people in the region are not Arabs, such as Turks, Jews, some North African tribes, or Iranians.

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Special Features of the Region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Vladislav B. Sotirovic - TRANSCEND Media Servivce, 1 Jan 2024

In principle, the crucial mark of the region is the predominant Arab culture with some contrasts in the cultural habits between, for instance, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Besides, the cultural features of several other ethnic and confessional groups of MENA give a more comprehensive picture of the region’s peoples and challenges.

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The Middle East as a “Powder Keg”
Vladislav B. Sotirovic - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Dec 2023

27 Nov 2023 – The focal feature of both the history and the politics of the region of the Middle East in the Modern and Contemporary Age (during the last 250 years) is the constant conflicts between different internal and external conflicts.

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“Just War” and Just War Theory
Vladislav B. Sotirović | Global Research - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jun 2023

4 Jun 2023 – A most disputed topic in regard to wars is the idea of a Just War–a war founded on justice, caused and conducted in the name of humanity such as self-defense or protection of minority groups.

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The Destabilization of Macedonia? Greater Albania and the Process of “Kosovization”
Vladislav B. Sotirović - Global Research, 25 May 2015

Macedonia always was the crossroad of the Balkans having a vital strategic position at the peninsula. The geostrategic importance of Macedonia was probably expressed the best by the German kanzellar Otto von Bismarck: “Those who control the valley of the River Vardar are the masters of the Balkans”.

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