Latest News from Montenegro

"Neo-fascism dividing Ukrainians and Russians"

"Neo-fascism dividing Ukrainians and Russians"

PODGORICA -- Thousands of people from Montenegro and the region took part in a procession in the town of Nikšić to mark the end of an event dedicated to St. Basil of Ostrog.

Highway Will Add to Montenegro’s Debts, IMF Says

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.

Serbia at Cannes Film Festival

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.

EU-Outsider Kosovo Makes Most of Europe Day

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.

Russia Downplays Sanctions Rift With Montenegro

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.

Serbia to mark Victory Day

BELGRADE - The marking of the Day of victory over Nazism in World War II started late Thursday with a ceremonial artillery salute fired from the Sava terrace of the Belgrade Fortress, the Serbian government said in a statement.

Victory Day, Europe Day marked

Victory Day, Europe Day marked

BELGRADE -- The marking of Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II started late on Thursday with a ceremonial artillery salute fired from the Belgrade Fortress.

Exhibition “Long Live Life” in Novi Sad

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.

Montenegro May Take Kosovo Border Dispute to Court

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.

Russian machines for railroad repairs arrive in Serbia

RUMA - The Serbian Railways management presented in Ruma, in the northern province of Vojvodina, the first contingent comprising 29 out of 100 most up-to-date Russian machines which will be used in repairs and construction of railroads in Serbia.

Russian MP Threatens Montenegro With Missiles

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.

Young Jobless Albanians Abandon Hope of Work

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.

Montenegro "blacklists" Russian Deputy PM Rogozin

Montenegro "blacklists" Russian Deputy PM Rogozin

PODGORICA -- The Montenegrin government said it "supported" the decision of the Council of Europe to introduce sanctions against 12 more Russian and Ukrainian citizens.

The are banned from entering EU countries and their assets have been frozen.

Cash-Strapped Balkan States Miss Eurovision

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"

"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.