Tag Archives: Balkans

Tensions in the Balkans: is Serbia preparing to recognise Kosovo?

by Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

The Serbian President’s rhetoric since July 2017 has been suggestive of a compromise deal – but, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica, the future is still uncertain.  

Greece | Macedonia, Greece Sign ‘Historic’ Name Deal

The Macedonian and Greek Foreign Ministers, Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias, in the presence of their countries’ Prime Ministers, Macedonia’s Zoran Zaev and Greece’s Alexis Tsipras, signed a historic agreement aimed at ending the long dispute over Macedonia’s name on Sunday.

Kosovo Deports Serbian Official

On March 26 Kosovo authorities deported Marko Djuric, the head of Serbia’s Office for Kosovo, after police arrested him in North Mitrovica for illegally entering the country.

Kosovo deported Marko Djuric, the head of Serbia’s Office for Kosovo, after police arrested him in North Mitrovica for illegally entering the country.

How Serbia was systematically destroyed – by privatization: an interview with Marija Obradović

Note from the editors: The following interview with Marija Obradović was conducted by Vladimir Sudar for the Serbian publication, Sputnik. It is published here in translation with generous permission.

Montenegro Police Seek to Identify US Embassy Attacker

Montenegrin media reported that a 42-year-old war veteran from the capital Podgorica carried out Wednesday’s grenade attack on the US embassy, although police have yet to confirm this.

Local media on Thursday named the alleged attacker as Dalibor Jaukovic from Podgorica, a war veteran who fought with Yugoslav Army forces in Kosovo in 1999, citing unnamed police sources and Jaukovic’s family.