Serbia


Ratko Mladić’s Prosecution To Bring Long Awaited Peace And Justice

  As the trial for notorious Bosnian Serb military commander, Ratko Mladić, comes to a close after a lengthy five-year trial, survivors, victim’s families, and the prosecution are calling for a life sentence. Anything less, lawyers are saying would be an ‘insult to his victims.’ Mladić is being accused of […]


Ethnic Tensions Rise In Bosnia Herzegovina Following A Nationalist Driven Referendum

The autonomous Serb Republic, housed within the borders of Bosnia Herzegovina led by President Milorad Dodik, defied a Constitutional Court decision to cancel a controversial referendum at the end of September, this year. The referendum concerned the celebration of January the 9th as the Day of the Serb Republic (RS), […]


Putin’s Security Ideals Embedded In The Balance Of Power Theory: Russian Perspective

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, gave insight into his regime’s practical approach to international security via the classical Balance of Power (BOP) theory. The dominant practice of determent before and during the Cold War is still  highly relevant, notably in nuclear capabilities. Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) […]


NATO Contesting Russian Influence In The Balkans

  NATO is incrementally winning the political war in the Balkans whilst Russian rhetoric is perpetually defensive man-oeuvres to maintain its relevance. Serbia, probably Russia’s strongest in the Balkans, has initiated a small but potentially massive cooperative pact with NATO Support Procurement Organization (NSPO). The agreement would broaden Serbian participation in multinational […]


Protests In Montenegro Over NATO Proposal

Citizens in Montenegro in support of Russia and pro-democratic practices protested in the streets of Podgorića in response to their government’s invitation to join NATO. Montenegro’s parliament debated and voted in favor for membership as early as September and received an official invitation which matched their apparent eagerness to ascend to the military […]


Hungary’s New Restrictions “Look like…a contravention of law” says IOM

The controversial crackdown on migrants crossing Hungary’s southern frontier appears to be a contravention of EU and UN convention on refugee asylum, the Organisation for Migration (IOM) said today. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has declared a state of emergency in two southern counties bordering Serbia. Under new Hungarian […]