Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Balkan Blast 7/15/2020: N. Macedonia heads to parliamentary elections today. Serbia’s Vucic continues meetings with Bosniak, Albanian, and Hungarian minority parties to form gov’t. Montenegro’s Markovic wraps up trip to Brussels.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 6,981 confirmed cases,  3,179 recovered, 226 deaths. CROATIA: 3,827 confirmed cases, 2,558 recovered, 120 deaths. KOSOVO: 5,118 confirmed cases, 2,370 recovered, 108 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 9,332 confirmed cases, 389 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 1,287 confirmed cases, 24 deaths. SERBIA: 18,983 confirmed […]

Balkan Blast 7/14/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci quizzed at The Hague. Montenegro’s Dusko Markovic meets European leaders in Brussels. N. Macedonia elections kick off amidst COVID-19 pandemic. Serbia, Slovenia continue protesting.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 7/14/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci quizzed at The Hague. Montenegro’s Dusko Markovic meets European leaders in Brussels. N. Macedonia elections kick off amidst COVID-19 pandemic. Serbia, Slovenia continue protesting.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 6,981 confirmed cases,  3,179 recovered, 226 deaths. CROATIA: 3,775 confirmed cases, 2,514 recovered, 119 deaths. KOSOVO: 5,118 confirmed cases, 2,370 recovered, 108 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 8,197 confirmed cases, 385 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 1,164 confirmed cases, 325 recovered, 23 deaths. SERBIA: 18,639 confirmed cases, […]

Balkan Blast 7/13/2020: Srebrenica genocide remembered in Bosnia, the world. Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci at The Hague today. Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to continue on Thursday. Election silence hits N. Macedonia. Serbia protests the handling of Covid.Photo: Reddit

Balkan Blast 7/13/2020: Srebrenica genocide remembered in Bosnia, the world. Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci at The Hague today. Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to continue on Thursday. Election silence hits N. Macedonia. Serbia protests the handling of Covid.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Please join us for a timely event on developments in Serbia. Citizens across Serbia have been protesting conditions during the pandemic and holding elections in this atmosphere. We are pleased to announced that we will be joined by opposition […]

Balkan Blasts7/9/2020: Chaos in Belgrade as Serbian police beat protesters. The U.S. Emb. in Serbia calls for justice for the Bytqi brothers.  BiH receives 12 Humvees from the United States. Wooden Melania Trump statue burned on July 4 near hometown in Slovenia.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blasts7/9/2020: Chaos in Belgrade as Serbian police beat protesters. The U.S. Emb. in Serbia calls for justice for the Bytqi brothers. BiH receives 12 Humvees from the United States. Wooden Melania Trump statue burned on July 4 near hometown in Slovenia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 5,869 confirmed cases,  2,769 recovered, 209 deaths. CROATIA: 3,325 confirmed cases, 2,277 recovered, 114 deaths. KOSOVO: 3,886 confirmed cases, 2,003 recovered, 82 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 7,406 confirmed cases, 359 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 960 confirmed cases, 320 recovered, 17 deaths. SERBIA: […]

Balkan Blast 7/7/2020: RIP to the Oregon National Guard – soldier who passed away in Kosovo in a non-combat incident on July 4. Kosovo-Serbia virtual summit on July 10, dialogue in Brussels on July 12.  HDZ claims to have parliamentary majority in coalition, SDP leader resigns.

Balkan Blast 7/7/2020: RIP to the Oregon National Guard – soldier who passed away in Kosovo in a non-combat incident on July 4. Kosovo-Serbia virtual summit on July 10, dialogue in Brussels on July 12. HDZ claims to have parliamentary majority in coalition, SDP leader resigns.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 5,458 confirmed cases,  2,598 recovered, 199 deaths. CROATIA: 3,220 confirmed cases, 2,210 recovered, 113 deaths. KOSOVO: 3,508 confirmed cases, 1,902 recovered, 75 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 7,124 confirmed cases, 346 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 841 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 14 deaths. SERBIA: 16,420 confirmed cases, 13,366  […]

Balkan Blast 7/6/2020: HDZ dominates Croatian parliamentary elections after preliminary exit polls released. John Bolton reveals the Kosovo-Serbia land swap idea originated as early as 2018. BiH Presidency Members Dzaferovic & Komsic blast Russian Amb.

Balkan Blast 7/6/2020: HDZ dominates Croatian parliamentary elections after preliminary exit polls released. John Bolton reveals the Kosovo-Serbia land swap idea originated as early as 2018. BiH Presidency Members Dzaferovic & Komsic blast Russian Amb.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 4,962 confirmed cases,  2,550 recovered, 191 deaths. CROATIA: 3,151 confirmed cases, 2,196 recovered, 113 deaths. KOSOVO: 3,356 confirmed cases, 1,874 recovered, 66 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 7,046 confirmed cases, 341 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 781 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 14 deaths. SERBIA: 16,131 confirmed cases, 13,267 recovered, 311 […]

Panoramic scenes of the Pester plateau, karst region in southwestern Serbia. It situated in the area of Raska. The most part of Pešter is located in the municipality of Sjenica. The relief of Pester Plateau is characterized by low, hilly terrain, streams

Balkan Blast 7/2/2020:Latest developments on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue – EU, US officials deny rift in coordination. Montenegro passes same-sex legislation. Vucic addresses the Covid crisis in Sandzak.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 4,606 confirmed cases,  2,432 recovered, 188 deaths. CROATIA: 2,831 confirmed cases, 2,155 recovered, 108 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,991 confirmed cases, 1,644 recovered, 54 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,454 confirmed cases, 306 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 576 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 12 deaths. SERBIA: 14,836 confirmed cases, 12,722 recovered, 281 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,613 confirmed cases, 111 deaths. […]

Balkan Blast 6/30/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to step down if war crimes charges are filed. Croatia inches closer to visa free travel to the United States. BiH Presidency Member Sefik Dzaferovic proposes aid to Sandzak. Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic reflects on EU Presidency.

Balkan Blast 6/30/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to step down if war crimes charges are filed. Croatia inches closer to visa free travel to the United States. BiH Presidency Member Sefik Dzaferovic proposes aid to Sandzak. Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic reflects on EU Presidency.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 4,325 confirmed cases,  2,366 recovered, 184 deaths. CROATIA: 2,725 confirmed cases, 2,155 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,677 confirmed cases, 1,425 recovered, 49 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,209 confirmed cases, 298 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 501 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 11 deaths. SERBIA: 14,288 confirmed cases, 12,581 recovered, 274 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,585 confirmed […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Balkan Blast 6/29/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to address war crimes allegations today. Latest on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue after Serbia’s President Vucic and Kosovo PM Hotivisited Brussels. BiH adopts this year’s budget. N. Macedonia sacks Director of the Public Health Institute.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,935 confirmed cases,  2,338 recovered, 178 deaths. CROATIA: 2,691 confirmed cases, 2,152 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,169 confirmed cases, 1,047 recovered, 37 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,080 confirmed cases, 286 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 481 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 14,046 confirmed cases, 12,464 recovered, […]

Balkan Blast 6/25/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci cancels trip to Washington, DC amidst indictment on war crimes. Vucic and Dodik visit Moscow for the Victory Day Parade. Chaos in Budva – former mayor arrested. Coronavirus restrictions reinstated in Croatia, Slovenia.

Balkan Blast 6/25/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci cancels trip to Washington, DC amidst indictment on war crimes. Vucic and Dodik visit Moscow for the Victory Day Parade. Chaos in Budva – former mayor arrested. Coronavirus restrictions reinstated in Croatia, Slovenia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,676 confirmed cases,  2,297 recovered, 173 deaths. CROATIA: 2,388 confirmed cases, 2,145 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,169 confirmed cases, 1,047 recovered, 37 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 5,445 confirmed cases, 259 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 389 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 13,235 confirmed cases, 12,139 […]