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Balkan Blast 8/28/2020: Kosovo-Serbia technical dialogue in Brussels ends with no results. The Zaev gov’t will work on internal affairs. Slovenia, Croatia participate in EU defense ministers meeting.

Balkan Blast 8/28/2020: Kosovo-Serbia technical dialogue in Brussels ends with no results. The Zaev gov’t will work on internal affairs. Slovenia, Croatia participate in EU defense ministers meeting.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 18,920 confirmed cases, 12,480 recovered, 582 deaths. CROATIA: 9,192 confirmed cases, 6,595 recovered, 177 deaths. KOSOVO: 12,683 confirmed cases, 8,788 recovered, 488 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 14,004 confirmed cases, 585 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,499 confirmed cases, 88 deaths. SERBIA: 31,099 confirmed cases, 696 hospitalized, 707 deaths. SLOVENIA: 2,755 confirmed […]

Balkan Blast 8/27/2020: Vucic, Dodik meet in Belgrade: RS not linked to Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Belgrade and Pristina to discuss economy today in Brussels. Montenegro’s Djukanovic warns Sunday’s election results could slow Euro-Atlantic integration.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 8/27/2020: Vucic, Dodik meet in Belgrade: RS not linked to Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Belgrade and Pristina to discuss economy today in Brussels. Montenegro’s Djukanovic warns Sunday’s election results could slow Euro-Atlantic integration.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY NOW COMING DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX 5 DAYS A WEEK! CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 18,609 confirmed cases, 12,336 recovered, 571 deaths. CROATIA: 8,888 confirmed cases, 6,632 recovered, 175 deaths. KOSOVO: 12,683 confirmed cases, 8,788 recovered, 488 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 13,914 confirmed cases, 578 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,444 confirmed cases, 87 deaths. SERBIA: […]

Balkan Blast 8/26/2020: Kosovo-Serbia technical meeting in Brussels on August 27. Croatian politicians mark Serb killings in Operation Storm. BiH and EUFOR plan trainings.

Balkan Blast 8/26/2020: Kosovo-Serbia technical meeting in Brussels on August 27. Croatian politicians mark Serb killings in Operation Storm. BiH and EUFOR plan trainings.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY NOW COMING DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX 5 DAYS A WEEK! CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 18,326 confirmed cases,  12,081 recovered, 560 deaths. CROATIA: 8,530 confirmed cases, 6,124 recovered, 175 deaths. KOSOVO: 12,683 confirmed cases, 8,788 recovered, 488 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 13,799 confirmed cases, 573 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,444 confirmed cases, 87 deaths. […]

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Balkan Blast 8/25/2020: Kosovo’s ruling coalition is divided on the presidency. Slovak Defense Minister meets with Djukanovic, Boskovic in Montenegro. Chief of Staff of Serbia’s Army meets Russian counterpart in Moscow.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 18,029 confirmed cases,  11,861 recovered, 547 deaths. CROATIA: 8,311 confirmed cases, 5,926 recovered, 173 deaths. KOSOVO: 12,448 confirmed cases, 8,505 recovered, 467 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 13,673 confirmed cases, 568 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,343 confirmed cases, 84 deaths. SERBIA: 30,714 confirmed cases, 29,132 recovered, 701 deaths. SLOVENIA: […]

Balkan Blast 8/24/2020: Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue moved to Sept. 4, Russian FM Lavrov weighs in on dialogue. Dodik wants Bosnian entity RS linked to Kosovo. Key gov’t positions announced in N. Macedonia.Photo: Reddit

Balkan Blast 8/24/2020: Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue moved to Sept. 4, Russian FM Lavrov weighs in on dialogue. Dodik wants Bosnian entity RS linked to Kosovo. Key gov’t positions announced in N. Macedonia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY NOW COMING DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX 5 DAYS A WEEK! CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 17,715 confirmed cases,  11,329 recovered, 532 deaths. CROATIA: 8,175 confirmed cases, 5,801 recovered, 171 deaths. KOSOVO: 12,448 confirmed cases, 8,505 recovered, 467 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 13,595 confirmed […]

Balkan Blast 8/19/2020: SDSM & DUI form government in N. Macedonia. Former NSA John Bolton calls Sept. 2 meeting “great campaign event” for Trump. Montenegro’s speaker meets with ODIHR ahead of Aug. 30 elections.

Balkan Blast 8/19/2020: SDSM & DUI form government in N. Macedonia. Former NSA John Bolton calls Sept. 2 meeting “great campaign event” for Trump. Montenegro’s speaker meets with ODIHR ahead of Aug. 30 elections.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 16,351 confirmed cases,  10,279 recovered, 495 deaths. CROATIA: 6,855 confirmed cases, 5,318 recovered, 166 deaths. KOSOVO: 11,545 confirmed cases, 7,343 recovered, 390 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 12,970 confirmed cases, 549 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,085 confirmed cases, 80 deaths. SERBIA: 29,890 confirmed cases, 27,702 recovered, 681 deaths. […]

Balkan Blast 8/18/2020: U.S. Amb. to BiH Eric Nelson discusses the legacy of the Dayton Peace Accords. The UK Embassy pulls funding for the Information and Privacy Agency. Coalition coming today in N. Macedonia?Photo: Jessica S. Hitchcock/Twitter

Balkan Blast 8/18/2020: U.S. Amb. to BiH Eric Nelson discusses the legacy of the Dayton Peace Accords. The UK Embassy pulls funding for the Information and Privacy Agency. Coalition coming today in N. Macedonia?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 16,111 confirmed cases,  9,856 recovered, 486 deaths. CROATIA: 6,656 confirmed cases, 5,254 recovered, 166 deaths. KOSOVO: 11,275 confirmed cases, 6,961 recovered, 390 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 12,840 confirmed cases, 547 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,035 confirmed cases, 77 deaths. SERBIA: 29,782 confirmed cases, 27,493 recovered, 677 deaths. SLOVENIA: […]

Balkan Blast 8/17/2020: Kosovo FM, Justice Minister to meet the State Dept., NSC, and FSI on trip to U.S. Amb. Nelson highlights corruption in BiH in interview with VoA. N. Macedonia, Serbia close to forming governments.

Balkan Blast 8/17/2020: Kosovo FM, Justice Minister to meet the State Dept., NSC, and FSI on trip to U.S. Amb. Nelson highlights corruption in BiH in interview with VoA. N. Macedonia, Serbia close to forming governments.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 15,801 confirmed cases,  9,619 recovered, 471 deaths. CROATIA: 6,571 confirmed cases, 5,220 recovered, 166 deaths. KOSOVO: 11,275 confirmed cases, 6,961 recovered, 390 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 12,739 confirmed cases, 544 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 4,035 confirmed cases, 77 deaths. SERBIA: 29,682 confirmed cases, 27,111 […]

Balkan Blast 8/13/2020: Sec. Mike Pompeo visiting Slovenia today. Zoran Zaev given mandate to form gov’t in N. Macedonia. Vucic, Dodik are ready for Russia’s Covid vaccine.http://sqwanjia.net/

Balkan Blast 8/13/2020: Sec. Mike Pompeo visiting Slovenia today. Zoran Zaev given mandate to form gov’t in N. Macedonia. Vucic, Dodik are ready for Russia’s Covid vaccine.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 14,961 confirmed cases,  8,827 recovered, 453 deaths. CROATIA: 5,870 confirmed cases, 5,024 recovered, 160 deaths. KOSOVO: 10,419 confirmed cases, 6,058 recovered, 341 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 12,217 confirmed cases, 530 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 3,748 confirmed cases, 71 deaths. SERBIA: 28,751 confirmed cases, […]

Balkan Blast 8/12/2020: U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana meets with Pres. Pahor ahead of Pompeo visit. Vucic denies purchasing Chinese defense system. European Commission agrees to MoU with W. Balkan nations.

Balkan Blast 8/12/2020: U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana meets with Pres. Pahor ahead of Pompeo visit. Vucic denies purchasing Chinese defense system. European Commission agrees to MoU with W. Balkan nations.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 14,708 confirmed cases,  8,411 recovered, 447 deaths. CROATIA: 5,740 confirmed cases, 4,962 recovered, 160 deaths. KOSOVO: 10,419 confirmed cases, 6,058 recovered, 341 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 12,083 confirmed cases, 529 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 3,696 confirmed cases, 68 deaths. SERBIA: 28,497 confirmed cases, […]