Serbia

“Gazprom ramping up gas supplies to Serbia”Photo: Gazprom

“Gazprom ramping up gas supplies to Serbia”

“Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Dusan Bajatovic, Director General of Srbijagas, Member of the Supervisory Board of Yugorosgaz, signed today in Moscow the Addendum to the long-term contract between Gazprom Export and Yugorosgaz for Russian gas deliveries to Serbia. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, and […]

US and Russia to Mediate Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue? Serbia Expects so.Photo: EU Council Newsroom

US and Russia to Mediate Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue? Serbia Expects so.

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says Belgrade expects Russia to act as a mediator to resolve the Kosovo issue. Beta reported this on Wednesday, citing TASS. During his meeting in Moscow with Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko, Vucic, said that Kosovo was a topic of his meeting yesterday with President […]

Putin and Vucic Look to Build Greater Strategic Cooperation in Trade, Energy, Weapons, Diplomatic SupportPhoto: Office of the President of Russia

Putin and Vucic Look to Build Greater Strategic Cooperation in Trade, Energy, Weapons, Diplomatic Support

Russian President Vladimir Putin said: “Esteemed Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, Talks with the Serbian President took place in an open and friendly atmosphere as always, and they were extensive and productive. We discussed in detail the entire range of bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on current international and regional problems. This is our first meeting since Mr Vucic became Serbian President. […]

Russian FM Lavrov to Visit Serbia in February to Mark 180 Years of Diplomatic RelationsPhoto: Russia Beyond

Russian FM Lavrov to Visit Serbia in February to Mark 180 Years of Diplomatic Relations

“Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accepted the invitation of Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic to visit Belgrade in February. ‘I will come with pleasure and I am looking forward to visiting the friendly Belgrade,’ Lavrov said, TASS reported on Tuesday. Lavrov accepted the invitation during a meeting […]

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018Photo: Twitter

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018

“Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, hosted tonight an informal gathering with the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans to discuss the situation in the region and in particular the opportunities to advance the region’s European Union integration in 2018. Prime Minister of Albania Edi […]

CIA Looking for Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian Language Instructors

“The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and experienced Language Instructors of Arabic, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese/Mandarin, Croatian, Dari/Pashto, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The CIA provides first-class training […]

Reuters – “Russia lifts gas re-export ban for Serbia”Photo: Gazprom

Reuters – “Russia lifts gas re-export ban for Serbia”

“Russia has dropped the requirement for Serbia to consume its gas only on the domestic market, a Russian government document published on Monday showed, allowing the Balkan state to re-export the fuel. The concession was made ahead of a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian […]

Vucic to Have Marathon Meeting With Putin on TuesdayPhoto: Vecernji Novosti

Vucic to Have Marathon Meeting With Putin on Tuesday

“President Aleksandar Vucic arrived for his visit to Russia, during which he will meet with Vladimir Putin. He visited the scientific-technological park Zarjadje and awarded a medal to the widow of the former ambassador of this country in the UN. President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said tonight in Moscow […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic Gets Support from Raul Castro; Vucic on Way to Moscow, Expecting New Agreements; Vulin – No Kosovo Army, Only KFOR;Julian Nyča

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic Gets Support from Raul Castro; Vucic on Way to Moscow, Expecting New Agreements; Vulin – No Kosovo Army, Only KFOR;

“We have succeeded in the past two days to deepen the sincere friendly relations and make the first advances, and serious steps in the concretisation of cooperation, particularly in the areas of health, economy and agriculture, said President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic tonight after meeting with Cuban President […]

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”Photo: The Guardian

WEEKEND READ: “Brussels is back into the Balkans, if selectively”

“The European Union wants to show it still cares about the Balkans, but not everyone is feeling the love. Brussels has been accused for years of not paying enough attention to the six Western Balkan countries that want to join the bloc. After taking office in 2014, Commission […]