Latest News from Montenegro
The IMF representative for Montenegro, Alasdair Scott, on Sunday said the small coastal republic will have to "refinance certain costs" in coming years after taking out a major loan to start building the Bar-Boljari highway.
At the end of last year, Montenegro’s national debt stood at 1.87 billion euro, or 56 per cent of GDP.
BELGRADE - Serbia will be presented by the movie entitled Leto bez meseca (Moonless Summer) directed by Stefan Ivancic in the official selections of this year's Cannes Festival.
The movie was produced by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts and the Belgrade-based Non-Aligned Films and it will be displayed as part of Cinefondation program on May 21.
Although Kosovo’s membership in the European Union is far off, the country still celebrated Europe Day with gusto and several activities organized in the capital, Pristina.
Many people used their day off on Friday to follow the soccer tournament organized by the EU office in Pristina and the Kosovo authorities.
Andrei Nesterenko, the Russian ambassador to Podgorica, said Montenegro's sanctions will not harm Russia, adding that relations between the two countries had always been friendly.
In March, Montenegro backed EU sanctions against 33 Ukrainian and Russian officials, some of them close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
NOVI SAD - The exhibition depicting the life of an ordinary man in the period between 1950 and 1990 dubbed “Long Live Life” will open at the Novi Sad City Museum on Thursday evening.
The exhibition will comprise numerous thematic sections featuring the everyday life of average Yugoslav people.
Montenegrin officials on Wednesday warned that a border dispute with neighbouring Kosovo "will go before a competent international court", if there is no agreement between the two countries soon.
A nationalist deputy in the Russian Duma, Mikhail Degtyarev, has warned Montenegro not to join NATO, saying the country could potentially be targeted by Russian missiles.
A Podgorica-based website, IN4S, quoted the member of the Liberal Democrat Party as saying that Montenegro would become “a legitimate target of Russian missiles” if it joined the alliance.
An online survey carried between June and April 2014, including 7,555 respondents from across Southeast Europe, show Albania has the lowest number of unemployed young people actually seeking a job.
Only 36 per cent of the respondents in Albania said they were actively seeking employment, followed by Macedonia and Montenegro, where the figures were 38 and 39 per cent.
The semi-finals of the Eurovision, which started on Tuesday in Denmark, will include only six participants from the Balkan region - Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Greece.
Viewers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Turkey will only watch Eurovision from their TV sets.
"Montenegro could become legitimate target"
PODGORICA -- Russian State Duma Deputy Mikhail Degtyarev has threatened that Montenegro could be targeted by Russian missiles if that country joined NATO.