Russia and The Balkans

Newsletter 1/3/2019 US Amb. to Macedonia to Leave in March. Macedonia to Sign NATO Accession Protocol on Feb. 6. Intel Report: Violence Possible in the Western Balkans in 2019. Kosovo politicians at an Impasse on Tariffs.Photo: Twitter

Newsletter 1/3/2019 US Amb. to Macedonia to Leave in March. Macedonia to Sign NATO Accession Protocol on Feb. 6. Intel Report: Violence Possible in the Western Balkans in 2019. Kosovo politicians at an Impasse on Tariffs.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY N1: “US intelligence report warns of armed conflicts in Western Balkans in 2019“: “The Western Balkans countries are at risk of open military conflict in 2019 and Russia is lurking to take advantage of the situation, the US intelligence […]

Newsletter 1/22/2019: US Amb. Kosnett to Meet Kosovo Leaders Over 100% Tax. Deminers from Region Die in Yemen. Palau Suspends Recognition of Kosovo? Komsic Discusses BiH Political System.Photo: Government of Montenegro/RTCG

Newsletter 1/22/2019: US Amb. Kosnett to Meet Kosovo Leaders Over 100% Tax. Deminers from Region Die in Yemen. Palau Suspends Recognition of Kosovo? Komsic Discusses BiH Political System.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Prespa: Macedonia awaits the Greek Parliament‘s vote on the Prespa Agreement set to take place on Thursday. On Monday, Greek parliament’s Committee on Defense and Foreign Policy debated the topic. It is set to be debated in a plenary […]

Newsletter 1/21/2019 Putin Recap. Violent Protests Against Prespa in Greece. Albanian President in Montenegro. Melania Trump Profiled in The Guardian.Photo: The Moscow Times

Newsletter 1/21/2019 Putin Recap. Violent Protests Against Prespa in Greece. Albanian President in Montenegro. Melania Trump Profiled in The Guardian.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Putin & Pasha: Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday. Putin decorated Vucic with the Order of Aleksandar Nevsky and Vucic gifted his Russian counterpart a Sarplaninac puppy named Pasha. Montenegrin opposition leaders were excited to […]

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

Newsletter 1/17/2019: Putin’s Agenda Includes Greater Balkans. Putin Assassination Plot Foiled. Kolinda Visits Erdogan in Turkey. Ivanovic Assassination 1 Year Anniversary.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY WEEKEND READ: “Want to Cultivate a Liberal European Islam? Look to Bosnia.” by Riada Asimovic Akyol for The Atlantic:”When French President Emmanuel Macron said last summer that he would create a new “framework and rules” for Islamic institutions in France, he […]