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Post Presidential Visit, Sberbank Confronts Croatia

Post Presidential Visit, Sberbank Confronts Croatia

Sberbank CEO and Chairman of the Board Herman Oskarovich Gref weighed in on Russian television about the growing Agrokor scandal. Sberbank alleged that Agrokor cooked the books for the last seven years. He continued that actions of the Croatian government thus far affect the rights of creditors.  Last week […]

“Sweet Spot” Off Montenegro?Daily Beast

“Sweet Spot” Off Montenegro?

“Two blocks offshore Montenegro awarded to Greece’s Energean Oil & Gas are estimated to have 1.8 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas reserves, Energean said on Thursday, citing an independent audit. The findings suggest that Montenegro “sits in the ‘sweet spot’ of untapped potential in the eastern […]

Croatian Fishermen Latest Catch in Border DisputePhoto: I Feel Slovenia

Croatian Fishermen Latest Catch in Border Dispute

Three Croatian fishermen from Umag spent the weekend as a political football in a growing international border dispute. Slovenian maritime police questioned the Croatian flagged vessel in the Bay of Piran. One of the fishermen was setting up concrete blocks to enhance his existing shellfish farm. The Croatian […]

Serbia is Russia’s “Little Brother”InSerbia

Serbia is Russia’s “Little Brother”

“Serbia and Russia are carefully building and guarding their special ties, Serbian and Russian defense ministers Aleksandar Vulin and Sergei Shoigu have said. After ceremonially welcoming Shoigu – who is in Serbia for WW2 Belgrade Liberation Day celebrations – Vulin met with him at the Old General Staff […]

Chinese Aim for “Timeless” relations with SerbiaPhoto: Tanjug / Zoran Zestic

Chinese Aim for “Timeless” relations with Serbia

“President Aleksandar Vucic on Thursday received Chinese Ambassador Li Manchang, who handed him letters from Chinese President Xi Jinping and PM Li Keqiang. The ambassador conveyed to Vucic greetings from the president and the PM, noting that Xi had highlighted the exceptional and “timeless and friendly” relations between […]

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in ZagrebN1

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in Zagreb

“Zagreb will host the joint meeting of the HDZ and the HDZ of Bosnia and Herzegovina at noon on Sunday. The announcement of the meeting stated that the “two sister parties have worked together for 27 years  for the benefit of the Croatian people both in Croatia and […]

Erdogan: Turks Will Never Leave BiHEkathimerini

Erdogan: Turks Will Never Leave BiH

“Erdogan said to Alija Izetbegovic that history is not limited to a lifetime. Erdogan spoke in Istanbul at the International Council of Civilization, where he recalled meeting the first President of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alija Izetbegovic, only a day after his death 14 years ago. […]

Iowa Screens Film on Role in Kosovo

Iowa Screens Film on Role in Kosovo

“The role that Iowa played as the Balkan nation of Kosovo became an independent country will be featured in a documentary film to be shown Sunday in Fort Dodge. ”With a Cup of Sugar” will be shown beginning at 2 p.m. in the BioScience and Health Science Building […]

Tensions Ahead of Kosovo ElectionPhoto: GazetaExpress

Tensions Ahead of Kosovo Election

“Radio Television of Kosovo (RTK) has learned that there will be tensions in northern Kosovo on  election day. In addition to manipulating elections and vote-buying by certain Serbian officials in northern municipalities, there is expected be racketeering and various obstructions on 22 October.” (Translated from Lajmi)

Kosovo Serb Judges to be Sworn in on TuesdayPhoto: European Western Balkans

Kosovo Serb Judges to be Sworn in on Tuesday

“Forty-two Serbian judges and fourteen prosecutors are to be sworn in on Tuesday, when the Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, bringing a decree about making this oath, according to the Office of the President of Kosovo. ‘The adoption decree for judges and prosecutors from non-majority communities in the Republic […]