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Balkan Blast 4/27/2020: Weekend updates on COVID-19. Kosovo’s LDK given mandate to form government. Slovenian Melania Trump Turns 50.Photo: Reddit

Balkan Blast 4/27/2020: Weekend updates on COVID-19. Kosovo’s LDK given mandate to form government. Slovenian Melania Trump Turns 50.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY Balkan Insider is proud to invite you to our Diaspora Fireside Chat webinar series featuring one-on-one conversations with the President of the Serbian American Leaders Conference Aleksandar Djuricic, President of the National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation Steve […]

Balkan Blast 4/23/2020: COVID-19 update in the Balkans. Next PM in Kosovo?

Balkan Blast 4/23/2020: COVID-19 update in the Balkans. Next PM in Kosovo?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: The ban on restriction movement based on age has been deemed unconstitutional. A member of the EU Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina passed away after falling ill to COVID-19. We send our condolences. By the numbers:  confirmed cases,  deaths.CORONAVIRUS […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Balkan Blast 4/22/2020: Balkan nations ease curfew restrictions. The UN Security Council is set to discuss UNMIK. Next EU stimulus worth an estimated $3 billion.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: The U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Affairs team and NATO in BiH donated “a shipment of critically-needed protective and disinfection equipment to local Civil Protection Agencies, the AFBiH, and Red Cross associations” in Tuzla, Brcko, and Bijeljina. The IMF […]

Balkan Blast 4/21/2020: Balkan countries look to ease COVID-19 restrictions. Acting Kosovo PM Kurti accuses Special Enovy Grenell of ousting his government.  EU’s Borrell addresses the  European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee on the W. Balkans.Photo: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Balkan Blast 4/21/2020: Balkan countries look to ease COVID-19 restrictions. Acting Kosovo PM Kurti accuses Special Enovy Grenell of ousting his government. EU’s Borrell addresses the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee on the W. Balkans.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: Citizens placed in quarantine at a student dorm in Sarajevo have gone on hunger strike. A Catholic bishop in Mostar has called for the reopening of churches. By the numbers: 1,309 confirmed cases, 49 deaths. CORONAVIRUS – CROATIA: […]

Balkan Blast 4/20/2020: COVID-19 Update from the region. U.S. and EU Special Envoys look to restart the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Construction continues on the Peljesac Bridge.Photo: Ardian Lumi

Balkan Blast 4/20/2020: COVID-19 Update from the region. U.S. and EU Special Envoys look to restart the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Construction continues on the Peljesac Bridge.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: Hungarian FM Peter Szijjártó on Thursday was in Bosnia to donate 200,000 face masks and 10,000 protective gowns on behalf of Hungary to BiH. Slovenia donated over $130,000 worth of medical supplies to Bosnia. Eight members of the […]

Balkan Blast 4/16/2020: Coronavirus daily update. State Dept.’s Palmer on U.S. aid to the region. BiH celebrates Day of the Army. Kosovo President calls on PM to nominate a candidate.

Balkan Blast 4/16/2020: Coronavirus daily update. State Dept.’s Palmer on U.S. aid to the region. BiH celebrates Day of the Army. Kosovo President calls on PM to nominate a candidate.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS – BiH: Bosnia’s Security Minister Fahrudin Radoncic asked ambassadors in his country to not allow Bosnian nationals to return to BiH. Meanwhile, he expressed support for returning foreign nationals in BiH to their home countries. By the numbers: 1,110 […]

Balkan Blast 4/13/2020: COVID-19 Update from the region – Serbia hit the hardest. EU’s Lajcak aims to restart the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. NJ National Guard returns from NATO KFOR mission to Kosovo.Photo: Reddit

Balkan Blast 4/13/2020: COVID-19 Update from the region – Serbia hit the hardest. EU’s Lajcak aims to restart the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. NJ National Guard returns from NATO KFOR mission to Kosovo.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY ICMYI: Check out our interview with Dr. Michael Carpenter on U.S. policy in the region, Grenell’s appointment as special envoy, NATO expansion, and disinformation. Carpenter served at the Pentagon as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense with responsibility for Russia, Ukraine, […]