Nemanja Rujević is an author and editor for the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle.

Nemanja publishes reports and analysis in Serbian, German and English. Rujević is also a regular correspondent for Belgrade weekly magazine Vreme and writes columns for Danas, a newspaper. He has contributed to investigative stories for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) regarding dubious German investments in Serbia. He also provides comments on the political situation in Serbia and Germany in various talk-shows.

Nemanja Rujević

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Nemanja Rujević
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Old Cars From Western Europe Polluting Serbia

  • Environment
  • Industry

BELGRADE - Serbia is a graveyard for old and polluting cars from Western Europe. Last year alone, countries in the European Union (EU) exported around 150,000 used cars to the Balkan country. Experts say that this number will increase in the coming years, as the EU is facing out cars using internal combustion engines by 2035 as part of the Green Deal.

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How exotic birds are trafficked from Guinea into the EU via Serbia

  • Environment
  • Trafficking

GUINEA/SERBIA/THE NETHERLANDS - According to Europol, the smuggling of songbirds and other tropical birds to the European Union (EU) has skyrocketed in recent years, especially along the Balkans trafficking route.

Is the EU’s craze for lithium fueling destructive mining operations in Serbia?

  • Environment
  • Industry
  • Politics

BELGRADE - In Serbia, there is a lot of lithium, money and political interest at stake. Under the farming lands of its Jadar valley, geologists from mining giant Rio Tinto found Europe's largest lithium deposits - an amount enough to produce at least one million electric car batteries a year.