“A Montenegrin court says it will try in absentia a suspect in a failed 2016 pro-Russia coup who fled to the Serbian Embassy to avoid detention.

Branka Milic walked out of the courtroom during a hearing last month, complaining that her rights had been violated. The court then ordered her detained but she has taken refuge at the Serbian Embassy.” (ABC News)


A Montenegrin animal rights activist faces jail as she has no money to pay a fine for feeding the stray dogs she has been taking care of over the past 20 years.

A court found Indira Lajko guilty for putting out bowls of dog food and water on the streets and outside houses in Pljevlja, northern Montenegro.

The court ordered her to pay a 150-euro ($169) fine, which equals 40 percent of her salary.” (Voice of America)


“Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic will be in Brussels tomorrow (Monday) on a working visit to Brussels where he will meet with the European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn.

The meeting, as announced by the Government’s Public Relations Service, is organized as part of regular contacts with European officials in order to monitor the fulfillment of the European agenda of Montenegro through a partnership relationship.” (translated from Vijesti)