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August 08, 2022
Who Is Daria Aslamova, The Russian Journalist Expelled From Kosovo?
Daria Aslamova, a Russian journalist working for the pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda, has been arrested by Kosovar authorities and accused of working for Russian intelligence. The accusations come amid tensions on the border with Serbia, including a Kosovar police unit coming under fire.
August 07, 2022
Kosovo Accuses 'Illegal Serbian Groups' Of Attack On Border Patrol; Russian Journalist Detained
Kosovar Interior Minister Xhelal Svecla has alleged in response to an attack on a police unit that "illegal Serbian groups are making efforts to disrupt the work of the Kosovo authorities," and in a separate incident announced that a Russian journalist had been arrested on suspicion of spying.
August 01, 2022
Kosovo Pauses Issuing Documents To Serbs As Barricades Come Down
Kosovar authorities said early on August 1 that they had agreed to delay implementation of two regulations regarding automobile license plates and travel documents for visitors from Serbia after consultations with U.S. and European Union representatives.
July 29, 2022
Belgrade Doles Out Deals To Firms Despite U.S. Sanctions For Alleged Crime Ties
Serb nationals continue to win construction contracts in Serbia and Serb-controlled areas of Kosovo despite being blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury Department in December for organized crime ties, an investigation by RFE/RL’s Balkan Service has found.
June 23, 2022
Balkan Leaders Frustrated Over Stalled EU Membership Bids As Bloc Moves To Grant Candidate Status To Ukraine, Moldova
The leaders of six Balkan countries complained on June 23 about the lack of progress on their bids to join the European Union just as the bloc was prepared to grant Ukraine and Moldova candidate status.
June 21, 2022
Kosovo, Serbia Agree On Road Map For Implementing Energy Agreements
Kosovo and Serbia have agreed to adopt a road map for the implementation of energy agreements within an EU-led dialogue that aims to reach a comprehensive agreement between Belgrade and Pristina on the normalization of relations.
June 20, 2022
EU Rapporteur Adds To Pressure For Brussels To Give Balkans 'Something' Amid Ukraine Push
A European Parliament rapporteur for Kosovo has said ahead of this week's decision on possible candidate status for Ukraine and two other post-Soviet republics that the bloc "must also give something" to hopeful members in the Western Balkans.
May 18, 2022
War Crimes Court Sentences Kosovo Veterans To Prison For Witness Intimidation
A war crimes court in The Hague has sentenced two Kosovo war veterans to 4 1/2 years in prison each after finding them guilty of witness intimidation, obstructing the administration of justice, and violating the secrecy of court proceedings.
Ukrainian Forces Use Modified Soviet-Era Rocket Systems In Kharkiv Region2
German-Built Howitzers Pound Russian Targets In Ukraine3
Explosions Hit Military Airport In Ukraine's Russia-Annexed Crimea, Killing One Person4
Ukrainian Tanks, Artillery Defy Russian Forces Near Bakhmut5
Ukraine Says Positions In East Shelled To Prevent Troop Transfers, Plot To Kill Top Officials Foiled6
Ukraine Unleashes A 'Hurricane' Of Rockets Against Russian Forces7
Ukrainian Farmer Says Russian Occupiers Barbecued 100 Cows And Stole His Equipment8
UN Chief Calls For International Access To Ukrainian Nuclear Plant After New Attack9
How Viktor Orban Is Using Sports To Expand Hungary's Influence Abroad10
Bulgaria's 'Graffiti Capital'