US and The Balkans

Serbian Prime Minister Brnabic in US from July 23-26Photo: Cord Magazine

Serbian Prime Minister Brnabic in US from July 23-26

“Prime Minister Ana Brnabic is visiting the US July 23-26, the Serbian government has announced. This is her first visit to that country as Serbia’s prime minister. Brnabic will have several meetings with US officials in New York and Washington, as well as with representatives of international institutions […]

Serbian Prime Minister Closes New York Stock ExchangePhoto: Twitter

Serbian Prime Minister Closes New York Stock Exchange

“Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic spoke  with New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham and attended closing today’s stock market in New York. As the prime minister announced on her Twitter account, Cunningham was the first woman president of the New York Stock Exchange since its founding 226 […]

Sevnica, Slovenia Goes All In for MelaniaPhoto: US Weekly

Sevnica, Slovenia Goes All In for Melania

“Melania cake. Melania cream. Melania wine. Melania tea. Melania slippers. Melania salami. Melania chocolate-coated apple slices. There are few products that the enterprising burghers of Sevnica, a small, rural Slovenian town where Melania Trump spent her formative years, have not sought to brand in honor of the first lady of the […]

Balkan Insider Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) Following Congressional Delegation Trip to BiH and CroatiaPhoto: Vogue.com/Alamy

Balkan Insider Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX) Following Congressional Delegation Trip to BiH and Croatia

Balkan Insider spoke with Congressman Filemon Vela (D-TX, 34th District) following his Congressional delegation trip to Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia, among other places with the US Helsinki Commission. Representative Vela is not on the Foreign Affairs Committee, nor Helsinki Commission, and does not often travel. What was the […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US Ambassador Interview for Rubikon; Kosovo Prime Minister: Division of Kosovo Means War; Pacolli Banned from Entering Serbia in Official CapacityPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US Ambassador Interview for Rubikon; Kosovo Prime Minister: Division of Kosovo Means War; Pacolli Banned from Entering Serbia in Official Capacity

“Adriatik Kelmendi: Mr. Ambassador, welcome to Rubikon. Ambassador Delawie: It’s great to be here, Adriatik. Thank you very much. Adriatik Kelmendi: Yesterday, in Brussels, took place another round of the talks between Kosovo and Serbia. For the first time there was a bigger negotiating delegation from Kosovo. Hashim Thaci, the […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tsiparas and Zaev to Meet in Mostar;  Eurasia Review: Referendum Talks Halt Without Breakthrough; Macedonia and Montenegro Sign MoU on Illegal Migration and Human Trafficking; Report: American Conservatives Played Part in 2016 Macedonian Fake News ScandalPhoto: AP/Boris Grdanoski

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tsiparas and Zaev to Meet in Mostar; Eurasia Review: Referendum Talks Halt Without Breakthrough; Macedonia and Montenegro Sign MoU on Illegal Migration and Human Trafficking; Report: American Conservatives Played Part in 2016 Macedonian Fake News Scandal

“Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on July 23 where he will be honoured by Denis Zvizdic, President of the Council of Ministers, together with Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, and Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Markovic. The event is organised by […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US Ambassador Meets PM and President in Farewell Visits; Viktor Orban Begins Official Visit to Montenegro; Montenegrin Writer: Trump doesn’t understand usPhoto: Office of the President of Montenegro

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: US Ambassador Meets PM and President in Farewell Visits; Viktor Orban Begins Official Visit to Montenegro; Montenegrin Writer: Trump doesn’t understand us

“President Milo Djukanovic awarded Ambassador of the United States of America,Margaret Ann Uyehara, the second rank of the Montenegrin flag, for her services, as well as a remarkable contribution to the improvement of relations between the two countries during her diplomatic mandate in Montenegro. From the cabinet of […]