“Russian energy company Rosneft is interested in acquiring a stake in Croatian oil and gas company INA, Rosneft’s CEO Igor Sechin said in an interview with a Croatian daily. “We’re certainly interested in investments in this region and we’re considering the possibility of entering INA’s ownership structure,” Sechin said.” (Nasdaq.com)

“British rock singer and songwriter Sir Rod Stewart has confirmed that he will play a one-off concert in the Croatian capital next year. Stewart, who had hits like Sailing, The First Cut Is The Deepest, Rhythm Of My Heart and Maggie May, will play at Zagreb Arena on 2 February 2018. Stewart, who is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide with six consecutive number one albums in the UK, says he will be back in Croatia again after the concert, that time for a private visit.” (Croatia Week)

“Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said he discussed obtaining two black Hawk helicopters for Croatian special forces with the US on Friday and would know which fighter jet is the best suited for Croatia by November 30. ‘We talked with the US, our key partner and ally in defense, about the two Black Hawk helicopters for our special forces,’ said Krsticevic at a press conference for the first anniversary of the mandate which introduced the projects of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces.” (translated from Jutarnji List)