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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 […]

President of the Advisory Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ajla Delkic

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Former High Representative Lord Paddy Ashdown Dies; Ajla Delkic: Millions Spent Against Bosnia in Washington; Dodik Urges Serbian Support for RS Right to Self-Determination; Al Jazeera – “Is Croatia undermining Bosnia’s sovereignty?”; Bosnian Population Shrinking

“Paddy Ashdown, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrats and the United Nations’ high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina, died Saturday evening. Ashdown, who was 77, was responsible for implementing the 1995 Dayton Peace Accord during his time as the U.N. high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina from May 2002 until January […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: First Synagogue and Jewish Museum in Kosovo; Slovenian Defense Minister in Kosovo – We need to keep KFOR troops here; Kosovo Tariff Hurt Serbia Over $35 Million; Qatar Charity Aids Orphans

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: First Synagogue and Jewish Museum in Kosovo; Slovenian Defense Minister in Kosovo – We need to keep KFOR troops here; Kosovo Tariff Hurt Serbia Over $35 Million; Qatar Charity Aids Orphans

“Earlier this month, about 40 people gathered at a Catholic-owned hotel in Kosovo’s second city to light the sixth candle of Hanukkah. The Friday night ceremony was jointly organized by Votem Demiri, the 72-year-old patriarch of Kosovo’s tiny Jewish community, with help from Dr. Irfan Daullxhiu, a Muslim […]