Latest News from Montenegro

Ukrainian Women Pay Dear for Nude Stunt in Montenegrin Resort

View on the Boka Bay from the Old Town of Kotor medieval walls. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

Police arrested D.O. (19), V.R. (21) and R.K. (21), after video footage was published of the naked girls pouring water from the fire truck on the road in Kotor.

Montenegro Reduces Currency Risk on Costly Chinese Highway Loan

The first phase of Bar Boljare highway in Montenegro. Photo: Government of Montenegro

The Chinese loan for the first phase of Bar-Boljare highway has imposed a heavy burden on Montenegro's public finances.

Minister of Finance and Social Care Milojko Spajic said an arrangement was made with two unnamed US banks and one from France, converting the loan from US dollars to euros.

Chaos on the border crossings VIDEO

The busiest roads lead from Hungary and Croatia to Macedonia and Bulgaria.
Apart from highways, the intensity of traffic has also increased on the routes leading to Montenegro, AMSS announced earlier.

The list clearly showed: Serbia a convincing leader in the region

Among 134 ranked countries, Serbia ranks 34th, while Slovenia ranks 47th, Romania 51st, Croatia 74th, Bulgaria 114th, Montenegro 121st, North Macedonia 125th, and Bosnia and Herzegovina is in 130th place.
The assessment of security in the country takes into account three basic factors.

Travelling To/From the Balkans? The COVID-19 Rules that Apply

Only passengers travelling to the United Kingdom are subjected to quarantine. 

The majority of countries in the region require confirmation of vaccination or negative PCR or antigen test made less than 48 or 72 hours prior to travel in order to avoid 7-14-day quarantine.

Some countries require completion of online health forms or medical checks upon arrival. 

Serbia Accused of Avoiding Extraditing Family’s Killer to Montenegro

Zoran Vukovic at the UN war crimes court in The Hague in December 1999. Photo: EPA/COR MULDER.

"Montenegro called for Vukovic's extradition in 2016. The Serbian [justice] ministry made no decision on extradition," said Tea Gorjanc Prelevic, head of Human Rights Action.

Only Serbia did not show support; "The EU has taken note"

This was announced today by the European Council.
On June 21, the EU Council imposed sanctions against 78 Belarusian citizens and seven entities for serious violations of human rights and repression of civil society, the opposition and journalists, and for the forced landing of a passenger plane.

Balkan Leaders Pledge to Boost Economic Cooperation

Leaders at an online summit on Monday, part of the Berlin Process, an initiative to boost regional cooperation among Western Balkan countries and their European integration, pledged to boost economic ties while affirming the need for EU integration of all the countries in the region.

Kosovo Court Convicts Serb Ex-Policeman of Wartime Rape

Pristina Basic Court of Pristina handed down its first-ever conviction for wartime sexual violence, sentencing former Serb policeman Zoran Vukotic to ten years in prison - a verdict that was hailed as a landmark by campaigners.

Vukotic was convicted of committing rape and participating in the expulsions of ethnic Albanian civilians from the town of Vushtrri/Vucitrn on May 22, 1999.