Serbia

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up  in UNPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up in UN

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo Ambassador to the USVlora Citaku have faced off at a UN Security Council session on Kosovo. Their statements focused on the European Union facilitated dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, the status of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and the status of […]

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in BelgradePhoto: react.usip.org

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in Belgrade

“A Serbian court on Tuesday issued suspended prison sentences for four suspects and acquitted three others who were tried in the 2008 torching of the U.S. embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo’s declaration of independence. The U.S. embassy criticized the ruling, saying ‘it is difficult to understand […]

Romania Expels & Bans Serbian “Chetnik” for Military EspionagePhoto: berec.europa.eu/

Romania Expels & Bans Serbian “Chetnik” for Military Espionage

“A Romanian court has expelled and banned a pro-Russian Serbian nationalist for 15 years after he showed an interest in obtaining classified information on Romanian military installations. Romania’s Intelligence Service said Tuesday that Bratislav Zivkovic, 42, is a commander of Serbia’s Chetnik paramilitary and went to Crimea in […]

Serb Sentenced to 1 Year of Jailfor Lying to Obtain US CitizenshipPhoto: WLIX.com

Serb Sentenced to 1 Year of Jailfor Lying to Obtain US Citizenship

“A former Serbian militia member charged with killing a Muslim couple in 1994 during the Bosnian war has been sentenced to one year in prison for lying to obtain his U.S. citizenship. A federal judge in Grand Rapids who sentenced 56-year-old Alexander Kneginich on Tuesday also stripped him of his […]

US, Russia Meet in Belgrade – No Compromise on DonbasPhoto: Boris Dimitrov

US, Russia Meet in Belgrade – No Compromise on Donbas

“During the November 13 meeting held in Belgrade between U.S. Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker and Russia’s top presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, the parties have discussed the possibility to deploy a UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine, TASS news agency reported quoting Surkov as saying following the […]

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on KosovoPhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic in NYC for UN Security Council Meeting on Kosovo

“Serbia’s First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister (Ivica Dacic) will on Tuesday represent his country at a UN Security Council session dedicated to Kosovo. The meeting at the UN headquarters in New York will consider the UN secretary-general’s latest report on the work of the UN mission (UNMIK) […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup SuspectsVolodymyr/123RF/Budva

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FM Darmanvic in Skopje: Relations Excellent, Deported to MNE After 30 Years in America, Orthodox Church Calls for Releasing Coup Suspects

“‘There are no outstanding issues between Montenegro and the Republic of Macedonia. Relations between the two countries are an example of excellent cooperation in the region,’ Foreign Minister of Montenegro Srdjan Darmanovic and his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov agreed at today’s meeting in Skopje. Darmanovic pointed out that […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic to Meet Putin in Dec., Serb Paratroopers to Get “Wings” in Bilateral Military Exercises w/ US, China to Fund Highway, Serbia-Republika Srpska Aim for Greater CooperationPhoto: Boris Dimitrov

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic to Meet Putin in Dec., Serb Paratroopers to Get “Wings” in Bilateral Military Exercises w/ US, China to Fund Highway, Serbia-Republika Srpska Aim for Greater Cooperation

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in mid-December to speak about the current events. Vucic indicated the main topics would be “bilateral relations, about politics, the economy, but also about everything that’s happening in the region, Europe, and around the world,” reports […]

Serbian & Macedonian Caucus Co-chairs Poe (R-TX), Trott (R-MI) Set to RetirePhoto: Martin Falbisoner

Serbian & Macedonian Caucus Co-chairs Poe (R-TX), Trott (R-MI) Set to Retire

Serbian Caucus Co-chair Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) has announced he will retire when his term finishes in 2018. He has been a Congressman from Texas since 2005. The Congressman visited Serbia last month where he met with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, President Ana Brnabic, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica […]