: the Republic of Serbia, the Republika Srpska with access to the sea in the Herceg Novi region (Montenegro) and the Serbian communities in the north of Kosovo, including North Mitrovica;
: Republic of Croatia, the third “entitet” in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Herceg Bosna (Herzeg-Bosnia));
would receive a part of the Serbian Sandzak;
Bosnia and Herzegovina
within the borders of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the possible option of creating a confederation ...
. It is a working day in all Balkan nations (except the Republic of Serbia), and a recognized public holiday in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina only. It is, thus, no surprise that the leaders of these Balkan nations (Tomislav Nikolić, Milorad Dodik,... ... President Gjorge Ivanov) stated their unequivocal desire to attend the May 9 celebrations in Moscow, unlike their Montenegrin, Croatian and Bulgarian counterparts.
Thus, what this author has witnessed (and this has been confirmed by his Serbian colleagues) ...
... already realizing this, and Croatia may follow suit in 2-4 years.
Regional investments also play a role. In summer 2012, Sberbank paid 600 million euros for the Eastern European branch of Volksbank banking group, thus acquiring a network in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.
Traditional Partners. New Opportunities
Serbian oil refineries, destroyed in 1999 by
In 2003-2012, Russia has invested at least
in the Serbian economy. In 2003, Lukoil pioneered ...