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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 […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Yuri KOCHETKOV

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Protests Paralyze Belgrade for Third Straight Week; Putin in Belgrade on January 17; Romania to Support Serbia During EU Presidency; Serbian HS Students Win Robotics Tournament in China; Train Crash in Serbia Kills Five

“Thousands of Serbians joined an antigovernment march in Belgrade on December 22. The opposition event was held for a third straight week. Protests were initially triggered by the November 23 assault against the opposition Serbian Left party leader Borko Stefanovic. The protesters are now demanding the resignation of […]

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU OfficialsPhoto: Twitter

Western Balkans Leaders Meet EU Officials

“European Union (EU) High Representative Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday the Western Balkans leaders were united in supporting the Skopje – Athens agreement on a new name for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Belgrade – Pristina dialogue on normalisation of relations, the Beta news agency […]