Thursday 22 February 2024
February 22, 2024
Flowers, Candles Placed In Tribute To Navalny In Serbia's Largest Cities
Flowers and candles for Kremlin opponent Aleksei Navalny were placed on the evening of February 21 in front of the Russian Embassy in Belgrade and in the central square of Serbia's second-largest city, Novi Sad.
February 21, 2024
Dodik Doubles Down On Refusal To Join Sanctions Against Moscow In Meeting With Putin
Milorad Dodik, the pro-Russia president of the Serbian entity of Bosnia-Herzegovina, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 21 and reaffirmed the entity's refusal to join Western sanctions against Moscow over its full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
February 21, 2024
'Like An Earthquake': Serbian Villagers Stand Up To Chinese Mining Company Over Environmental Concerns
Villagers protesting environmental degradation and the dangerous use of explosives have forced the Chinese mining giant Zijin to suspend production at a mine in eastern Serbia, setting the stage for a deeper fight over its future.
February 19, 2024
Serbia's Ruling Party Boycotts Opening Of Belgrade City Assembly
The start of the Belgrade City Assembly's new term was postponed to March 1 after President Aleksandar Vucic's national ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) boycotted the 110-member body's constitutive session on February 19, preventing a quorum following disputed elections.
February 14, 2024
Serbian Appeals Court Orders Retrial In Money-Laundering Case Against Ukrainian Ex-Spy
An appeals court in the southeastern Serbian city of Nis on February 14 overturned the verdict of a lower court that had found an ex-officer of Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) guilty of money laundering and sent the case back for a retrial.
February 14, 2024
Chinese-Owned Copper Mine In Serbia Temporarily Suspends Production After Protest
The Chinese company that owns a copper mine in eastern Serbia said on February 13 that it was forced to temporarily suspend production at the mine because of a blockade by villagers on the road leading to the mine.
February 13, 2024
'Sad, Shameful, And Terrifying': Anti-War Russians Fear Expulsion From Serbia
After signing an open letter critical of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Yelena Koposova had her application for residency in Serbia rejected on "security" grounds. Now other anti-war Russians in Serbia fear they could be next.
February 12, 2024
No Dinars, Just Euros: Ethnic Serbs Protest In Northern Kosovo
Hundreds of ethnic Serbs marched in Kosovo's North Mitrovica on February 12 to protest against a new regulation targeting Serbia's currency, the dinar. Kosovo's Central Bank issued a regulation restricting all cash transactions anywhere in the country to euros from February 1.
February 10, 2024
EU Readies New Sanctions Targeting Foreign Companies Helping Russia's War Effort
The European Union is preparing to sanction military and tech firms from China, Kazakhstan, Serbia, and other countries helping Russia’s war effort, according to a document seen by RFE/RL, as the bloc steps up efforts to curtail evasion.
Interview: Putin's Strategic Mistake Was To Choose The West As An Enemy, Historian Says2
Ukraine Has No Navy. But It's Hammering Russia In The Black Sea.3
Surveillance Video Shows Convoy Leaving Prison After Navalny Death4
Some 60 Russian Troops Reportedly Killed By Strike While Waiting In Formation5
In Munich, Strong Rhetoric And Lack Of Action, With Bad News In Between6
In Video Message, Navalny's Mother Pleads With Putin To Return Her Son's Body7
Blogger Who Revealed Russian Military Losses In Avdiyivka Reportedly Commits Suicide8
Estonian PM Says She Won't Be Intimidated By Russian Arrest Warrant9
Erdogan Urges Azerbaijani Leader To Avoid Armenia Tensions10
Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine