Tag: Serbia
Balkans 19:50

Serbian opposition begins Parliament boycott

Serbian opposition parties intend to boycott the Parliament unless their demands are met and conditions for free and fair elections are prepared. We don’t want to continue being part of the facade of democracy and to legitimize a totalitarian regime which suffocates all critical thinking and treats...

Balkans 13:14

Serbian leg of Turkish Stream will be finished in 2019

The construction of the Serbian leg of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will have been completed by the end of 2019 – CEO of Gazprom, Alexei Miller has said, adding that the Serbian segment will be 403 kilometres long. “The pipeline will cross the Serbian-Bulgarian border and go all the way up to...

Balkans 09:49

120,000 Serbs welcome Putin in Belgrade (video)

Russian President Vladimir Putin finished his one-day visit to Serbia on Wednesday evening with a visit to the Temple of St. Sava in Belgrade, b92.net reported. A huge crowd of people, estimated by police to be about 120,000 strong, gathered in front of this Serbian Orthodox church to welcome him,...

Balkans 09:30

Vladimir Putin gets lavish welcome on visit to ally Serbia

Amid a lavish welcome, Vladimir Putin arrived in Serbia on Thursday in a show of the Russian president’s support for the Balkan country’s populist leader and his pro-Moscow policies, AP reported. Putin landed at Belgrade airport after his presidential plane was escorted over Serbian airspace by MiG-29...

Balkans 10:16

Serbian protesters hit the streets for sixth weekend demonstration

Several thousand people have turned out in Belgrade for the sixth week of street protests against populist Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and his government. Demonstrations first started after thugs beat up an opposition politician in November, prompting calls for more democracy and an end to political...

Balkans 12:05

Thaci: We won the war with Serbia, now let’s win the peace

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said on Wednesday that Kosovo had won the war with Serbia but now had to win the peace. “We have had a century of hostility with Serbia. We won the war at a great price. Now it’s time to win the peace with Serbia for us and future generations,” Thaci said in his annual...

Balkans 12:04

Serbia and Kosovo trade accusations over Pristina’s new army

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo traded accusations Monday at the U.N. Security Council over Kosovo’s decision to transform its 4,000-strong security force into a regular army and Serbia’s threat of armed intervention — but both expressed their readiness for dialogue, AP reports. Serbian President...