Montenegro

Did Ramzan Kadyrov Have Hand in Montenegro Coup Attempt?

Did Ramzan Kadyrov Have Hand in Montenegro Coup Attempt?

“Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman leader of Russia’s Chechnya republic, has been accused of inciting Muslim leaders in Montenegro to help stage a Russia-backed coup to prevent Nato membership. MPs Milan Knezevic and Andrija Mandic from Montenegro’s pro-Russian Democratic Front opposition bloc and several Serbians are on trial for […]

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

Montenegro’s Local Elections “Polarizing” the Country

Montenegro’s Local Elections “Polarizing” the Country

“In the local elections held on Sunday, November 26, in four Montenegrin municipalities, the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) won the most seats. Whereas Djukanovic’s DPS will rule alone in the next four-year period in Mojkovac and Petnjica, it will have to seek for a coalition partner in […]

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DCPhoto: Atlantic Council

Ministers of Foreign Affairs Descend on Washington, DC

While Balkan Prime Ministers are in Budapest, the Atlantic Council’s event on Wednesday, A Coming Storm? Shaping a Balkan Future in an Era of Uncertainty will see Balkan Foreign Ministers descend on Washington, D.C. for the one day event. The following Ministers of Foreign Affairs are confirmed and […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]

Eradicating Hate Crimes in Montenegro – Judiciary Receives OSCE TrainingPhoto: OSCE/Iva Scepanovic

Eradicating Hate Crimes in Montenegro – Judiciary Receives OSCE Training

“The OSCE Mission to Montenegro in co-operation with the Judicial Training Centre organized the second in a series of three one-day training courses on hate crime for representatives of the judiciary on 24 November 2017 in Podgorica. Some 30 judges and prosecutors from across Montenegro participated in the […]

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

“Macedonia will host the forthcoming US – Adriatic Charter Defence Ministerial meeting, which will be held on December 1, 2017 in Ohrid. Some of the key speakers of the event will be the Minister of Defence of Macedonia, Radmila Sekerinska, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Laura […]

Montenegro Weekend Recap: Nat’l Guard Partnership a Success; Vujanovic Meets Abu Dhabi Crown; Gov’t Invests $86 mln from Chinese Loan; Podgorica-Tehran Air Route Open for Charter

Montenegro Weekend Recap: Nat’l Guard Partnership a Success; Vujanovic Meets Abu Dhabi Crown; Gov’t Invests $86 mln from Chinese Loan; Podgorica-Tehran Air Route Open for Charter

“Seven members of the Maine Army National Guard traveled to Podgorica in November to train alongside Montenegrins during an emergency management preparedness exercise.These Soldiers served as observers, selected for their experience and knowledge in training, general operations, and emergency operations, assisting and evaluating over 15 different agencies, departments […]

US Army: “Partnership Promotes Readiness”

US Army: “Partnership Promotes Readiness”

“Seven members of the Maine Army National Guard traveled to Podgorica in November to train alongside Montenegrins during an emergency management preparedness exercise. These Soldiers served as observers, selected for their experience and knowledge in training, general operations, and emergency operations, assisting and evaluating over 15 different agencies, […]

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With RussiaPhoto: CDM

Darmanovic – Next Elections Shows Relationship With Russia

“The next elections in Montenegro will be an indicator of whether relations are improving with Russia, said Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic. Damanovic said – we will see if the elections will be mixed with multiple parties. He was in Zagreb participating at the international conference ‘NATO Enlargement in […]