All News on Politics in Montenegro

Ukrainians in Balkans Voted for Losing Candidate Poroshenko

Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky (centre) after the announcement of an exit poll on Sunday. Photo: EPA/Tatyana Zenkovich.

Expatriate Ukrainians in Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Croatia and Montenegro mostly voted on Sunday for a second presidential term for Petro Poroshenko, who was defeated in a landslide by comedian and TV star Volodymyr Zelensky.

Montenegro President Sues Newspaper, Businessman, Over Bribe Claims

Milo Djukanovic in Podgorica, Montenegro, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/BORIS PEJOVIC

The President of Montenegro, Milo Djukanovic, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the independent daily newspaper Vijesti and the businesman Dusko Knezevic over claims that he took bribes.

Hopes and Dreams, Stars and Schemes

Rising Star
Bosko Obradovic. Photo: BIRN

One of the rising stars of the '1 of 5 million' protests, which have been going on for months in Serbia, is Bosko Obradovic, the leader of the right-wing Dveri party. Deeply conservative, claims to espouses traditional Serbian values and supports closer ties with Russia.

Parliament adopts Declaration, on 15th anniversary of Romania's NATO membership, reaffirming attachment to Alliance's values, goals

Parliament reaffirms its attachment to NATO principles, values and goals and firmly supports a strong Alliance and the strengthening of the transatlantic relationship, indispensable for Euro-Atlantic security, shows the Declaration adopted on Tuesday by the Legislature on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Romania's accession to the North-Atlantic Alliance and 70 years of NATO existence.

EU to Pristina: Tackle crime first, then lose visas

The Albanian language daily recalls that representatives of provisional institutions had promised EU would liberalize its visa regime for Kosovo "certainly last year - but that did not happen."

Nik Gjeloshaj: Albanians Must Unite in Montenegrin Elections

The new ethnic Albanian mayor of Tuzi in Montenegro says the country's Albanian minority must unite in the same way in the next parliamentary elections if they want to achieve anything.

"Final Belgrade-Pristina agreement means recognition"

Haradinaj repeated this in a conversation with Montenegrin Foreign Minister Srdjan Darmanovic, and added that he thinks it is "in the interests of both sides, and it would strengthen the peace and stability of the region," Beta agency is reporting on Thursday.

Montenegro Protesters Keep Up Demands for Djukanovic’s Resignation

Opponents of Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic protested again in the capital on Saturday, accusing the country's long-time leader of presiding over poverty, a loss of human rights and media freedoms and corruption.

Right to Know: A Beginner’s Guide to State Secrecy

Vuk Jankovic first got hooked when he was a law student at the University of Montenegro in Podgorica. But instead of tobacco, booze or narcotics, his addiction involves pestering state institutions for information.

The best part is — they are legally required to answer him.

"Is this the end of Milo Djukanovic's rule?"

The article recalls that Djukanovic, during the so-called "Yogurt Revolution", with Momir Bulatovic, took power in the smallest Yugoslav republic, and focused on a close alliance with Slobodan Milosevic and Serbia, which Milosevic ruled at that time.

Djukanovic’s Rollercoaster Ride in Montenegro Must End Soon

Denying that they have offered an "original approach to solving problems in Montenegro", he has commented that the protesters call for a Ukraine-style "Orange revolution", or a French-style "Gillet Jaune" revolt.

"They show an absence of creativity, massiveness or originality," he has mused, concerning the calls for his resignation.

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