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Balkan Blast 8/4/2020: Kosovo’s State Coordinator for the Dialogue with Serbia meets State Dept.’s Matt Palmer, NSC staff in DC. N. Macedonia Parliament convenes in constitutive session. Montenegro accuses Russian Orthodox Church of interference in elections.

Balkan Blast 8/4/2020: Kosovo’s State Coordinator for the Dialogue with Serbia meets State Dept.’s Matt Palmer, NSC staff in DC. N. Macedonia Parliament convenes in constitutive session. Montenegro accuses Russian Orthodox Church of interference in elections.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Join us for a webinar TOMORROW at 2:00PM EST/8:00PM CET. The event titled “Perspectives from the State Department: A conversation with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Special Representative to the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer” will touch on the latest developments […]

Balkan Blast 8/3/2020: Kosovo’s State Coordinator on the Dialogue on visit to Washington, DC. State Department’s Reeker meets with Montenegro’s FM. Serbia to buy Chinese anti-aircraft missiles.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, August 5, at 2:00PM EST/8:00PM CET. The event titled “Perspectives from the State Department: A conversation with Deputy Assistant Secretary and Special Representative to the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer” will touch on […]

Balkan Blast 7/30/2020: W. Balkans leaders meet at virtual summit to discuss the economic situation. Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to continue today. BiH’s Republika Srpska nixes greater cooperation with the U.S.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 7/30/2020: W. Balkans leaders meet at virtual summit to discuss the economic situation. Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue to continue today. BiH’s Republika Srpska nixes greater cooperation with the U.S.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 11,127 confirmed cases,  5,441 recovered, 316 deaths. CROATIA: 4,993 confirmed cases, 4,099 recovered, 141 deaths. KOSOVO: 7,846 confirmed cases, 4,267 recovered, 198 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 10,503 confirmed cases, 476 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,949 confirmed cases, 45 deaths. SERBIA: 24,892 confirmed cases, 19,883 recovered, 558 deaths. SLOVENIA: 2,115 confirmed cases, 117 deaths. W. […]

Balkan Blast 7/29/2020: RFE/RL reports Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to resume Thursday. Croatian and Slovenian FMs discuss Three Seas Initiative. Montenegro looks to Russia for tourism.

Balkan Blast 7/29/2020: RFE/RL reports Kosovo-Serbia dialogue to resume Thursday. Croatian and Slovenian FMs discuss Three Seas Initiative. Montenegro looks to Russia for tourism.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 10,776 confirmed cases,  5,220 recovered, 297 deaths. CROATIA: 4,922 confirmed cases, 4,034 recovered, 140 deaths. KOSOVO: 7,652 confirmed cases, 4,129 recovered, 192 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 10,315 confirmed cases, 471 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,839 confirmed cases, 45 deaths. SERBIA: 24,520 confirmed […]

Balkan Blast 7/28/2020: Kosovo’s FM calls on Apple to include Kosovo in its maps app. Serbia’s FM Dacic: derecognition campaign could restart if Kosovo applies to int’l orgs. Croats in Montenegro form new political party.Photo: Slovenia Times

Balkan Blast 7/28/2020: Kosovo’s FM calls on Apple to include Kosovo in its maps app. Serbia’s FM Dacic: derecognition campaign could restart if Kosovo applies to int’l orgs. Croats in Montenegro form new political party.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 10,498 confirmed cases,  4,930 recovered, 294 deaths. CROATIA: 4,881 confirmed cases, 3,936 recovered, 139 deaths. KOSOVO: 7,413 confirmed cases, 4,027 recovered, 185 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 10,213 confirmed cases, 466 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,799 confirmed cases, 43 deaths. SERBIA: 24,141 confirmed cases, 19,027 […]

Balkan Blast 7/27/2020: Bosnian Serb Presidency Member Dodik calls to link RS to the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Lajcak meets with State Dept.’s Reeker. Bosnian Croat leader Covic questions date of Mostar elections.

Balkan Blast 7/27/2020: Bosnian Serb Presidency Member Dodik calls to link RS to the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Lajcak meets with State Dept.’s Reeker. Bosnian Croat leader Covic questions date of Mostar elections.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 9,767 confirmed cases,  4,555 recovered, 280 deaths. CROATIA: 4,857 confirmed cases, 3,866 recovered, 136 deaths. KOSOVO: 6,917 confirmed cases, 3,753 recovered, 169 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 10,086 confirmed cases, 460 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,747 confirmed cases, 43 deaths. SERBIA: 23,730 confirmed cases, 18,628 recovered, 534 deaths. SLOVENIA: 2,082 confirmed cases, 116 deaths. LAJCAK’S BUSY […]

Balkan Blast 7/23/2020: Belgrade NATO week. EU praises Bosnia’s Euro-Atlantic path. VMRO-DPMNE shakes up.Photo: Travelade

Balkan Blast 7/23/2020: Belgrade NATO week. EU praises Bosnia’s Euro-Atlantic path. VMRO-DPMNE shakes up.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 9,115 confirmed cases,  4,159 recov ered, 268 deaths. CROATIA: 4,530 confirmed cases, 3,278 recovered, 128 deaths. KOSOVO: 6,286 confirmed cases, 3,369 recovered, 150 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 9,547 confirmed cases, 442 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,381 confirmed cases, 35 deaths. SERBIA: […]

Balkan Blast 7/22/2020: EU adopts seven year budget – Croatia to receive 22b, Slovenia 10.6b, W. Balkans 12.5b. Varhelyi meets with leaders in BiH. SOC and Montenegro inch closer to a deal.

Balkan Blast 7/22/2020: EU adopts seven year budget – Croatia to receive 22b, Slovenia 10.6b, W. Balkans 12.5b. Varhelyi meets with leaders in BiH. SOC and Montenegro inch closer to a deal.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 8,787 confirmed cases,  4,002 recovered, 364 deaths. CROATIA: 4,422 confirmed cases, 3,183 recovered, 123 deaths. KOSOVO: 5,877 confirmed cases, 3,069 recovered, 139 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 9,412 confirmed cases, 432 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,381 confirmed cases, 35 deaths. SERBIA: […]

Balkan Blast 7/21/2020: Kosovo PM names gov’t coordinator for Kosovo-Serbia dialogue. Vucic meets with Quint ambassadors in Belgrade. Prijedor massacre commemorated. Dua Lipa causes controversy with Greater Albania image.

Balkan Blast 7/21/2020: Kosovo PM names gov’t coordinator for Kosovo-Serbia dialogue. Vucic meets with Quint ambassadors in Belgrade. Prijedor massacre commemorated. Dua Lipa causes controversy with Greater Albania image.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 7,908 confirmed cases,  3,612 recovered, 245 deaths. CROATIA: 4,370 confirmed cases, 3,098 recovered, 122 deaths. KOSOVO: 5,877 confirmed cases, 3,069 recovered, 139 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 9,249 confirmed cases, 432 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,188 confirmed cases, 32 deaths. SERBIA: 21,253 confirmed cases, […]

Balkan Blast 7/20/2020: Highlights from the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Kosovo President returns to Kosovo after 30 hours of questioning at The Hague. Latest on the elections in N. Macedonia. Slovenia to upgrade armed forces.Photo: Ardian Lumi

Balkan Blast 7/20/2020: Highlights from the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Kosovo President returns to Kosovo after 30 hours of questioning at The Hague. Latest on the elections in N. Macedonia. Slovenia to upgrade armed forces.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 7,908 confirmed cases,  3,612 recovered, 245 deaths. CROATIA: 4,345 confirmed cases, 3,018 recovered, 120 deaths. KOSOVO: 5,735 confirmed cases, 2,958 recovered, 135 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 9,153 confirmed cases, 422 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 2,188 confirmed cases, 32 deaths. SERBIA: 20,894 confirmed cases, 15,687 recovered, […]