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Newsletter for 4/2/2019: Sarajevo’s First Pride Parade in Sept. EULEX Hands Over War Crimes Courts to Kosovo. MKD Prime Minister Zaev Expects Economic Benefits from Prespa.Photo: Sasa Stojanovic

Newsletter for 4/2/2019: Sarajevo’s First Pride Parade in Sept. EULEX Hands Over War Crimes Courts to Kosovo. MKD Prime Minister Zaev Expects Economic Benefits from Prespa.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY NATO experts visit the Ministry of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first pride parade in Sarajevo will take place on September 8, 2019.  EULEX hands over war crimes cases to Kosovo’s courts. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic says […]

Newsletter for 4/1/2019: US Amb to Kosovo Srpska Lista Leader Goran Rakic. Bosnian Croat Member of Presidency Zeljko Komsic Appoints Serbian Opposition Leader Cedomir Jovanovic As Advisor in BiH. Russian MFA Sergey Lavrov Reflects on NATO InterventionSlovenian Embassy in the US

Newsletter for 4/1/2019: US Amb to Kosovo Srpska Lista Leader Goran Rakic. Bosnian Croat Member of Presidency Zeljko Komsic Appoints Serbian Opposition Leader Cedomir Jovanovic As Advisor in BiH. Russian MFA Sergey Lavrov Reflects on NATO Intervention

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Army paratrooper held a bilateral military exercise with the Slovenian armed forces. US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Tiffany Tump, racked up about $23,000 that taxpayers will have to pay after a recent trip to Serbia. US Ambassador to Kosovo […]

Newsletter for 3/26/2019: US Amb. to BiH to Meet Republika Srpska Officials. Serbian Ruling Party Wants Early Elections. Kosovo PM Dismisses Deputy in Govt for “Genocide” Words .

Newsletter for 3/26/2019: US Amb. to BiH to Meet Republika Srpska Officials. Serbian Ruling Party Wants Early Elections. Kosovo PM Dismisses Deputy in Govt for “Genocide” Words .

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson will meet with Republika Srpska leaders and opposition parties in Banja Luka today. Serbia’s Ruling Progressive Party (SNS) wants to have early elections, says President Aleksandar Vucic. Indian President Ram Nath […]

Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into LawPhoto: Reddit

Newsletter for 3/25/2019: 20th Anniversary of the NATO Intervention in Yugoslavia Remembered in Kosovo and Serbia. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic: MKD President Ivanov Refuses to Sign Bill into Law

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Remembering the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia 20 years on: Congressman Eliot Engel (D, NY – 16) and Ilir Zherka in The Hill: “Lessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo“; BBC News (Video): “Kosovo war: The conflict that […]

Newsletter for 3/21/2019:  Karadzic Sentenced to Life Imprisonment. BiH Security Minister Submits Reports on Croatian Intel Activities. N. MAK- 7 Plead Guilty to Joining ISIS.Photo: EU Observer

Newsletter for 3/21/2019: Karadzic Sentenced to Life Imprisonment. BiH Security Minister Submits Reports on Croatian Intel Activities. N. MAK- 7 Plead Guilty to Joining ISIS.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to life imprisonment after an appeal process in the Hague for genocide and war crimes. He was originally sentenced to 40 years in 2016. RFE/RL notes, “the court rejected an appeal by prosecutors […]

Newsletter for 3/20/2019: Radovan Karadzic Final Verdict @ 9:00 a.m. (EST). BiH Presidency Asks for Info on Alleged Croatian Intel Plot. Zaev Leads Delegation in Brussels.Photo: NATO

Newsletter for 3/20/2019: Radovan Karadzic Final Verdict @ 9:00 a.m. (EST). BiH Presidency Asks for Info on Alleged Croatian Intel Plot. Zaev Leads Delegation in Brussels.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Radovan Karadzic‘s appeal in the Hague will be today at 2 p.m. local time (9:00 a.m. EST). Representatives of the Mothers of Srebrenica Association will be in attendance. Bosnian Serb Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik […]

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.Photo: Image of Kosovo

Newsletter for 3/19/2019: State Department’s Kirsten D. Madison in Kosovo. Slovenia & UK Adopt Reciprocal Measures if No-Deal Brexit. Update: Tense Protests in Belgrade. BiH Leaders Discuss Guiding Principles in Gov’t Formation.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Kirsten D. Madison met with Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Monday to discuss capacity building in security institutions. Leaders of the three main political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina […]