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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 27th May 2013

BALKANS B92: K. Serbs want guarantees they will be Serbian citizens. ‘Ex-Ministry for Kosovo State Secretary Oliver Ivanović says Kosovo Serbs want guarantees from the government that they will be Serbian citizens.   “They request guarantees that they will have political security and economic perspective and only our government in Belgrade can guarantee that,” he stressed. […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

BALKANS B92: Two war crimes suspects arrested. ‘This was announced on Tuesday in Belgrade by the Serbian War Crimes Prosecution. The war crimes allegations concern the conflict in Kosovo. The two suspects – identified as K.V. and P.L. – have been placed under arrest on the order of the prosecution. They, along with three others, are […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Friday 26th April 2013

BALKANS Balkan Insight: Serbian Rightists Charge Kosovo Deal as Treason. ‘The legal team of the nationalist party Dveri (“Doors”) on Wednesday filed charges with the Prosecutor’s Office against members of the Serbian delegation who took part in recent EU-led talks with Kosovo. The party accuses them of grave crimes against the constitution and the security of […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Wednesday 24th April 2013

BALKANS Balkan Insight: Serbian Paramilitary Describes Massacre of Kosovo Villagers. ‘Witness Zoran Raskovic, who was a member of the Jackals during the Kosovo war, gave vivid testimony at Belgrade special court about the brutal murders committed by his unit. “It was early in the morning when we entered [the Kosovo village of] Ljubenic,” Raskovic told the […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 23rd April 2013

GEORGIA Vestnik Kavkaza: Ivanishvili promises to relieve the ECHR of complaints about Georgia. ‘In the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili met today with the President of the European Court of Human Rights, Dean Spielman, the press service of the Prime Minister says. As Ivanishvili noted […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Wednesday 17th April 2013

ALBANIA Reuters: Albanian leaders fan flames of nationalism, unnerving West. ‘The walls of Kreshnik Spahiu’s office in the Albanian capital bear the names of towns far beyond the borders of this Adriatic state, in modern-day Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Albanians regard the settlements as their own, dating from when the Balkans marked the western reaches of […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 9th April 2013

ALBANIA Balkan Insight: Albania Nationalist Rally Fails to Draw Crowds. ‘The rally held outside Prime Minister Sali Berisha’s office, titled “April 7 Without Berisha”, gathered roughly 1,000 supporters of the nationalist party, who waved flags and chanted slogans against the government. “He left for Azerbaijan but wherever he goes he will not find closure,” declared the […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Thursday 4th April 2013

ALBANIA B92: Albanian message ”I hate Serbian people“ trending on Twitter. ‘Along the hashtag, Albanians are posting photographs from the 1999 war in Kosovo, while Serbian users responded with photos of Serbs who were murdered or driven out of their homes. Beside that, Serbs posted messages saying they were proud of their origins, which, according […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Tuesday 2nd April 2013

ARMENIA Vestnik Kavkaza : “Armavia” blames authorities for its bankruptcy. ‘The leadership of “Armavia,” the only Armenian airline has written a letter in which it states that the bankruptcy of the company is the fault of the Armenian authorities. The letter also calls the event “tragic” for Armenia. As previously reported by Vestnik Kavkaza, today the […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 1st April 2013

ARMENIA Vestnik Kavkaza: Armenian opposition leader ends hunger strike. ‘An Armenian opposition politician who went on a hunger strike from March 10 in protest against the official results of the recent presidential elections said on Sunday he had decided to end the action.
Raffi Hovhannisyan, US-born leader of the opposition Heritage party, went out of his […]

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