Search: Montenegro,Balkans,Serbia (5 materials)

Southeast Europe Today. Immediate Development Prospects

... to be a principal problem today. This already creates hotbeds of tensions in predominantly Muslim areas in the Balkans. The European Union’s position on the matter is no cause for optimism either. The degradation of the political regimes in some Balkans states has also had a serious impact on destabilization tendencies in the region. In 2018–2019, a wave of mass rallies rolled through Serbia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. The protesters demanded the resignation of their respective governments and presidents and independence for the media. They also accused the ruling elites of putting pressure on the opposition and of having ties to the ...


Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Not Destroy Europe? Presently, an extremely unstable situation has developed in the Balkans, with a potentially adverse effect both on the Balkan countries and on the system... ... changing the format of the Brussels talks, and with the consent of the Albanian and Serbian parties. 3. The third scenario is the “Permanent Balkan Conference — broad... ... of Kosovo, part of Macedonia, part of Serbia (Bujanovac and Presevo), Ulcinj part of Montenegro; — “Great” Serbia : the Republic of Serbia, the Republika Srpska with...


Moving Towards New Meanings. 9 May in the Balkans

... most striking example shows that celebrating the events of May 8–9, 1945 in the Balkans is too complex to impart a universal ideological imperative and insufficiently... ... in the city of Bar by the movement “Against war – Against NATO” In Serbia, events held under the European flag have thus far been modest in scale, yet... ... course. In Skopje (Macedonia), national orchestras play on the central square. In Montenegro , youth and student festivals as well as sports events are held under European...


Balkans Come to the Fore

... states located on the Balkan Peninsula. In addition, it just came out that Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a visit to Serbia on October 16, 2014. Does this event signify that the Balkans will return to the center of international attention? Alexander Pivovarenko, Research Associate of the RAS Institute of ... ... RIAC expert, shares his insights on the situation. The issue of NATO enlargement through incorporating the Balkan states of Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia is being discussed again. In your opinion, is this really a possibility in the ...


Modern Russia in the Modern Balkans: Soft Power through Investment

... however, was counterbalanced by the local elites, which took a different view. As a result, Russia in the 2000s established a special relationship with each country in the region, which we will try to describe as we identify Russia’s place in the Balkans today. The six republics of the former Yugoslavia analyzed in this paper can be divided into three groups. Serbia, which has historically enjoyed a “special relationship” with Russia, can undoubtedly be called a traditional Russian partner . Montenegro can be placed in the same category, but with certain reservations. The nature of investment there is somewhat different, as it is corporations that invest in Serbia, while it is individuals who invest in Montenegro (chiefly in real estate and ...


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