Genex Group

Genex Group

Genex Group, also known as Generalexport was Yugoslavia’s biggest export company. At its peak, Genex reached sales exceeding 4 billion USD. The company existed…

Sarajevo Rose

Sarajevo Rose

  The Sarajevo Rose is a silent memorial to those who were killed during the Siege of Sarajevo. These blood-like stains are scattered around…

Albanian Bunkers

Albanian Bunkers

There are 750,000 concrete military bunkers reported to exist across Albania. They were built during the communist regime of Enver Hoxha between 1960’s and…

Tunnel of Hope

Tunnel of Hope

The Tunnel of Hope, or Sarajevo Tunnel as it is also known, is a tunnel built in 1993 during the Siege of Sarajevo during…

Pyramid Schemes

Pyramid Schemes

The Pyramid scheme phenomenon in Albania in 1997 at its peak was worth half the country’s GDP. Around two-thirds of the population had invested…

The Fall of Communism

The Fall of Communism

Student protests in Tirana in December 1990 marked the fall of communism in Albania. Hoxha’s statue in central Tirana was famously toppled by the…

Hashim Thaci

In 2008 Hashim Thachi declared the independence of Kosovo and became its first prime minster. The 4th President of the Republic of Kosovo, a…

Enver Hoxha

Enver Hoxha

Prime minister of Albania, First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania and Albanian communist politician. Hoxha ruled Albania with an iron grip…