"Russia is exerting influence in Western Balkans"

"The weakening and slowing down of the EU enlargement process in the Western Balkans opens up space for countries like Russia, and not only for them, but in different ways for both China and Turkey, and even for the Arab Emirates - the space for certain political and economic, and I would say religious activities," Vejvoda said.

First Electric Buses Start Moving as Part of Sofia's Public Transport

The first electric buses in Sofia will be launched on the lines of the public transport today, announced Sofia Municipality.

Vehicles meet the Euro 6 standard. They will be presented to journalists at 12.00 am in the parking lot of Arena Armeec by Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia, and China Ambassador Zhang Haizhou.

Pristina gives up on "new measures aimed at Belgrade"

After the Kosovo government session on Tuesday, he said that Pristina had identified new possible measures against Serbia, but would only introduce them "if Serbia continues pressure and aggressive actions towards Kosovo," N1 reported.

Haradinaj also accused EU High Representative Federica Mogerini of "destroying the (Belgrade-Pristina) dialogue."

"Many Serbian companies moved part of production to China"

And this has proven to be "a very good commercial move."

Mihailo Vesovic, an adviser to the president of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, said this, and added that Chinese companies will support Serbian firms when they digitize part of their production or move over completely to "industry 4.0, digitization."

Anthony Ivanov Ranks 8th at the World Swimming Championship in China

Anthony Ivanov ranks eighth in the 200m butterfly finals at the world swimming championship in a small swimming pool in Hangzhou, China. He finished with a time of 1: 52.40 minutes.

In the series, Ivanov achieved 1: 51.81 minutes, improving his own national record in the discipline.

Slovakia "explicitly against formation of Kosovo army"

At a press conference after his meeting with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic in Bratislava on Tuesday, Pellegrini "stressed that his country continues to strongly support the territorial integrity of Serbia, and is not changing its stance on the unilaterally declared independence of Kosovo," Tanjug is reporting.

Serbian PM meets with Slovakia's president, PM

Pellegrini, who had invited Brnabic to visit Bratislava, organized a ceremonial welcome in front of the building of the Slovakian government, the Serbian government announced.

After that, a tête-à-tête meeting of the two prime ministers was held, as well as a working lunch, organized by Pellegrini in honor of Brnabic.