Serbia

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Moscow Upset at “Provocative” Yee

“Nobody should prevent Serbia from developing mutually beneficial and productive cooperation with Russia, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. This press release, published under the title, “Comment by the Information and Press Department on provocative statements of a US diplomat,” was a reaction to what was […]

Gazprom Owned NIS is Top Contributor to Serbian State BudgetPhoto: Gazprom

Gazprom Owned NIS is Top Contributor to Serbian State Budget

“President Aleksandar Vucic says the new investment of the oil company NIS in deep processing in Pancevo is “very significant for the whole of Serbia.” At the opening ceremony, Vucic thanked Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in particular for the cooperation between the two countries “moving in an ever […]

Vulin Takes Aim on YeePhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Vulin Takes Aim on Yee

“Statements made by a deputy assistant US secretary of state are by far “the most difficult public and very undiplomatic pressure on our country to date. This was the reaction of Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin to remarks Hoyt Brian Yee made in Belgrade on Monday, where he […]

Vucic Summons Yee, US Amb. AttendsPhoto: Ekonomia Online

Vucic Summons Yee, US Amb. Attends

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received on Tuesday at the Palace of Serbia in New Belgrade US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Brian Hoyt Yee. Earlier today, Yee met with Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, and Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Mihajlovic. After the meeting with Vucic, that lasted an hour […]

DC Councilwoman Blacklists Serbian Property

DC Councilwoman Blacklists Serbian Property

“The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty […]

Dacic to Attend OSCE Mediterranean ConferencePhoto: European Western Balkans

Dacic to Attend OSCE Mediterranean Conference

“First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic will participate at the OSCE Mediterranean Conference, the most important gathering within the Italian Chairmanship of the Contact Group for Cooperation with Mediterranean Partners, to be held in Palermo on 23-25 October. The main theme of this […]

Hoyt Yee Slams Serbia’s Double DealingPhoto: Ekonomia Online

Hoyt Yee Slams Serbia’s Double Dealing

“Senior State Department Official Hoyt Brian Yee said that the US does not understand why the personnel of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center should receive diplomatic immunity.He pointed out that this was not a norm in the international community. ‘Why is Russia asking for it, why is it putting […]

Wesley Clark Wants to See Serbia in NATO

Wesley Clark Wants to See Serbia in NATO

“Retired Commander of NATO forces for Europe, Wesley Clark, hopes that Serbia will look up to Montenegro when it comes to NATO integration. In an interview for Podgorica’s daily “Dnevne novine” Clark said that Montenegro “is the cleanest example of values such as stability, rising above conflicts in […]

Srpska Lista Take 9/10 MunicipalitiesViewKosova

Srpska Lista Take 9/10 Municipalities

“According to the Serb List and the preliminary results, its leader and candidate for mayor of northern Kosovska Mitrovica Goran Rakic has also won convincingly. “There will be a runoff, but in four years,” said Rakic. Serb List representatives told RTV Pink that Rakic won 80 percent of […]

Serbia is Russia’s “Little Brother”InSerbia

Serbia is Russia’s “Little Brother”

“Serbia and Russia are carefully building and guarding their special ties, Serbian and Russian defense ministers Aleksandar Vulin and Sergei Shoigu have said. After ceremonially welcoming Shoigu – who is in Serbia for WW2 Belgrade Liberation Day celebrations – Vulin met with him at the Old General Staff […]