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Balkan Blast 1/5/2021: Rep. Ritchie Torres to take on Albanian issues in U.S. Congress. Norwegian Jan Braathu announced as OSCE Amb to Serbia. Croatia to request 100m euro from EU Solidarity Fund for earthquake relief.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 1/5/2021: Rep. Ritchie Torres to take on Albanian issues in U.S. Congress. Norwegian Jan Braathu announced as OSCE Amb to Serbia. Croatia to request 100m euro from EU Solidarity Fund for earthquake relief.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY ALBANIAN ISSUES IN CONGRESS: Albanian-American leader Harry Bajraktari announced that Congressman Ritchie Torres (D, NY-15) will “follow the path of Eliot Engel” who spent 16 years representing New York and was the most recent Chairman of the House Committee […]

(Opinion) Make America Great Again was for Macedonian Americans Too

(Opinion) Make America Great Again was for Macedonian Americans Too

Make America Great Again was for Macedonian Americans Too by Marija Georgievski “I was suggesting we bomb Belgrade. I was suggesting that we send American Pilots and blow up all the bridges on the Drina. I was suggesting we take out his oil supply. I was suggesting very […]

Balkan Blast 10/22/2020: Russian Defense Ministry to open office in Serbia? Kosovo discussed at UN Security Council. Shekerinska on Macedonian language, identity.Photo: Our Wonderland

Balkan Blast 10/22/2020: Russian Defense Ministry to open office in Serbia? Kosovo discussed at UN Security Council. Shekerinska on Macedonian language, identity.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY STOLTENBERG + MONTENEGRO: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said NATO would supply Montenegro with Covid aid. Stoltenberg encouraged Montenegro and all NATO members to continue military exercises. HYSENI, HOTI ON THE DIALOGUE: Kosovo PM Avdullah Hoti announced a return to reciprocity […]

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 […]

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 3/31/2020: Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Top 750 in Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia, Kosovo Breaks 100 cases. The Macedonian Flag Hoisted at NATO HQ in Brussels.  Kosovo President Hashim Thaci Meets QUINT Ambassadors, Calls Acting PM Kurti to Meet on Wednesday .Twitter/Jens Stoltenberg

Balkan Blast 3/31/2020: Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Top 750 in Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia, Kosovo Breaks 100 cases. The Macedonian Flag Hoisted at NATO HQ in Brussels. Kosovo President Hashim Thaci Meets QUINT Ambassadors, Calls Acting PM Kurti to Meet on Wednesday .

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: USAID donates $1.2 million to help BiH fight coronavirus. Between 30,000 and 40,000 Bosnians are estimated to lose their jobs. The city of Medjugore is under quarantine after nuns and monks at the tested positive for coronavirus. […]

Balkan Blast 3/18/2020: Coronavirus Surges in the Balkans. Spain Ratifies N. Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol. ContourGlobal Halts EUR 1.3m Kosova e Re Project.

Balkan Blast 3/18/2020: Coronavirus Surges in the Balkans. Spain Ratifies N. Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol. ContourGlobal Halts EUR 1.3m Kosova e Re Project.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: The Minister of European Integration and European Cooperation of Bosnia’s Republika Srpska entity, Zlatan Klokic, is a confirmed case of coronavirus. Bosnian PM Zoran Tegeltija on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The […]

Balkan Blast 3/11/2020: Sen. Perdue Calls for Kosovo to Abolish Taxes, Trump Jr. for Removal of U.S. Troops from Kosovo. FMs from the W. Balkans Meet in Skopje for the Berlin Process. The Latest on the Coronavirus in the Region.exploringmacedonia.com

Balkan Blast 3/11/2020: Sen. Perdue Calls for Kosovo to Abolish Taxes, Trump Jr. for Removal of U.S. Troops from Kosovo. FMs from the W. Balkans Meet in Skopje for the Berlin Process. The Latest on the Coronavirus in the Region.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY AMERICAN POLITICIANS ON KOSOVO-SERBIA: Senator David Perdue (R-GA) took to Twitter to give his opinions on the Kosovo tariffs: “For over two decades, US forces have helped keep the peace between Kosovo & Serbia. Now, with historic progress in […]