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Balkan Blasts7/9/2020: Chaos in Belgrade as Serbian police beat protesters. The U.S. Emb. in Serbia calls for justice for the Bytqi brothers.  BiH receives 12 Humvees from the United States. Wooden Melania Trump statue burned on July 4 near hometown in Slovenia.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blasts7/9/2020: Chaos in Belgrade as Serbian police beat protesters. The U.S. Emb. in Serbia calls for justice for the Bytqi brothers. BiH receives 12 Humvees from the United States. Wooden Melania Trump statue burned on July 4 near hometown in Slovenia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 5,869 confirmed cases,  2,769 recovered, 209 deaths. CROATIA: 3,325 confirmed cases, 2,277 recovered, 114 deaths. KOSOVO: 3,886 confirmed cases, 2,003 recovered, 82 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 7,406 confirmed cases, 359 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 960 confirmed cases, 320 recovered, 17 deaths. SERBIA: […]

Panoramic scenes of the Pester plateau, karst region in southwestern Serbia. It situated in the area of Raska. The most part of Pešter is located in the municipality of Sjenica. The relief of Pester Plateau is characterized by low, hilly terrain, streams

Balkan Blast 7/2/2020:Latest developments on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue – EU, US officials deny rift in coordination. Montenegro passes same-sex legislation. Vucic addresses the Covid crisis in Sandzak.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 4,606 confirmed cases,  2,432 recovered, 188 deaths. CROATIA: 2,831 confirmed cases, 2,155 recovered, 108 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,991 confirmed cases, 1,644 recovered, 54 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,454 confirmed cases, 306 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 576 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 12 deaths. SERBIA: 14,836 confirmed cases, 12,722 recovered, 281 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,613 confirmed cases, 111 deaths. […]

Balkan Blast 6/30/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to step down if war crimes charges are filed. Croatia inches closer to visa free travel to the United States. BiH Presidency Member Sefik Dzaferovic proposes aid to Sandzak. Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic reflects on EU Presidency.

Balkan Blast 6/30/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to step down if war crimes charges are filed. Croatia inches closer to visa free travel to the United States. BiH Presidency Member Sefik Dzaferovic proposes aid to Sandzak. Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic reflects on EU Presidency.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 4,325 confirmed cases,  2,366 recovered, 184 deaths. CROATIA: 2,725 confirmed cases, 2,155 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,677 confirmed cases, 1,425 recovered, 49 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,209 confirmed cases, 298 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 501 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 11 deaths. SERBIA: 14,288 confirmed cases, 12,581 recovered, 274 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,585 confirmed […]

Nice view of the town of Perast, Montenegro and bay

Balkan Blast 6/29/2020: Kosovo President Hashim Thaci to address war crimes allegations today. Latest on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue after Serbia’s President Vucic and Kosovo PM Hotivisited Brussels. BiH adopts this year’s budget. N. Macedonia sacks Director of the Public Health Institute.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,935 confirmed cases,  2,338 recovered, 178 deaths. CROATIA: 2,691 confirmed cases, 2,152 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,169 confirmed cases, 1,047 recovered, 37 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 6,080 confirmed cases, 286 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 481 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 14,046 confirmed cases, 12,464 recovered, […]

Balkan Blast 6/25/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci cancels trip to Washington, DC amidst indictment on war crimes. Vucic and Dodik visit Moscow for the Victory Day Parade. Chaos in Budva – former mayor arrested. Coronavirus restrictions reinstated in Croatia, Slovenia.

Balkan Blast 6/25/2020: Kosovo’s Hashim Thaci cancels trip to Washington, DC amidst indictment on war crimes. Vucic and Dodik visit Moscow for the Victory Day Parade. Chaos in Budva – former mayor arrested. Coronavirus restrictions reinstated in Croatia, Slovenia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,676 confirmed cases,  2,297 recovered, 173 deaths. CROATIA: 2,388 confirmed cases, 2,145 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,169 confirmed cases, 1,047 recovered, 37 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 5,445 confirmed cases, 259 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 389 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 13,235 confirmed cases, 12,139 […]

Photo: Joaquim Alves GasparPhoto: Joaquim Alves Gaspar

Balkan Blast 6/24/2020: Donald J. Trump special envoy looks to create “mini-Shenzhen” zone in Kosovo & Serbia. Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin discuss economic relations, dialogue solutions. Croatian President Milanovic wraps up visit to Montenegro.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,588 confirmed cases,  2,285 recovered, 172 deaths. CROATIA: 2,366 confirmed cases, 2,142 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 2,169 confirmed cases, 1,047 recovered, 37 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 5,311 confirmed cases, 251 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 378 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 13,092 confirmed cases, 12,054 recovered, 263 deaths. SLOVENIA: […]

Balkan Blast 6/22/2020: Serbia’s SNS wins 63% of parliamentary elections. Latest on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Trump writes to Senate on Croatia-US Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement.Photo: The Srpska Times

Balkan Blast 6/22/2020: Serbia’s SNS wins 63% of parliamentary elections. Latest on the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Trump writes to Senate on Croatia-US Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,273 confirmed cases,  2,241 recovered, 169 deaths. CROATIA: 2,317 confirmed cases, 2,142 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 1,486 confirmed cases, 953 recovered, 33 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 5,106 confirmed cases, 238 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 362 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 12,894 confirmed cases, 11,947 recovered, 261 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,520 confirmed cases, […]

Balkan Blast 6/18/2020: Elections in Mostar, BiH after 12 years! Chaos in Budva after the Democratic Front refuses to give up power. Analysis of Kosovo-Serbia talks in Washington, DC. Borrell announces nominations for EU offices in Kosovo, Montenegro, and N. Macedonia.flixbus.com

Balkan Blast 6/18/2020: Elections in Mostar, BiH after 12 years! Chaos in Budva after the Democratic Front refuses to give up power. Analysis of Kosovo-Serbia talks in Washington, DC. Borrell announces nominations for EU offices in Kosovo, Montenegro, and N. Macedonia.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,141 confirmed cases,  2,179 recovered, 168 deaths. CROATIA: 2,258 confirmed cases, 2,141 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 1,486 confirmed cases, 953 recovered, 33 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 4,482 confirmed cases, 210 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 333 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 12,522 confirmed cases, 11,697 recovered, 257 deaths. SLOVENIA: […]

Balkan Blast 6/17/2020: Latest on the US-EU struggle for power over the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue.  Albania’s FM meets Bosnian counterpart, Chairman of Presidency  in #Sarajevo.  UK PM Boris Johnson announces pivot towards Ukraine, W. Balkans in address to House of Commons?

Balkan Blast 6/17/2020: Latest on the US-EU struggle for power over the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue. Albania’s FM meets Bosnian counterpart, Chairman of Presidency in #Sarajevo. UK PM Boris Johnson announces pivot towards Ukraine, W. Balkans in address to House of Commons?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 3,085 confirmed cases,  2,178 recovered, 168 deaths. CROATIA: 2,255 confirmed cases, 2,140 recovered, 107 deaths. KOSOVO: 1,486 confirmed cases, 953 recovered, 33 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 4,289 confirmed cases, 201 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 326 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 12,426 confirmed cases, 11,624 recovered, 256 deaths. […]

Balkan Blast 6/11/2020: France’s Macron aims for Kosovo-Serbia Summit.  The EU’s Oliver Varhelyi reached out to N. Macedonia’s party leaders ahead of elections. Montenegro to demolish buildings that didn’t have required permits.

Balkan Blast 6/11/2020: France’s Macron aims for Kosovo-Serbia Summit. The EU’s Oliver Varhelyi reached out to N. Macedonia’s party leaders ahead of elections. Montenegro to demolish buildings that didn’t have required permits.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE BALKANS TODAY CORONAVIRUS by the numbers: BiH: 2,775 confirmed cases,  2,063 recovered, 161 deaths. CROATIA: 2,249 confirmed cases, 2,130 recovered, 106 deaths. KOSOVO: 1,298 confirmed cases, 913 recovered, 31 deaths. N. MACEDONIA: 3,364 confirmed cases, 164 deaths. MONTENEGRO: 324 confirmed cases, 315 recovered, 9 deaths. SERBIA: 12,031 confirmed cases, 11,348 recovered, 251 deaths. SLOVENIA: 1,488 confirmed […]