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Kosovo Parties’ Glittering Promises Leave Many Voters Cold

With only a few days left before Sunday's snap polls in Kosovo, voters are again having to turn their attention to the election pledges of the political leaders touring towns and villages.

Serbia's back on the "red list"

In addition to Serbia, Albania, Bahrain, Colombia, the Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates, but also the German provinces of Brandenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, and several French and Italian regions are returning to the "red list".
There are 31 countries on the list, and as far as the Western Balkans are concerned, only Montenegro is on the "red list".

Week in Review: Unlikely Races and Propaganda Wars

The Vaccine Race

Experts from China take photos while Serbian army soldiers prepare beds for people infected with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 at the Belgrade Fair, in Belgrade, Serbia, 24 March 2020. EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC

Half a million doses of the Chinese vaccine have arrived

As announced by President Aleksandar Vui yesterday, it was ensured that a total of another 88.000 doses of Pfizer would arrive on February 15 and 22, 42.000 on the first occasion and 46.000 on the second.

Vučić met with Andrej Babiš

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Andrej Babi, arrived today to an official visit to Serbia, during which he met with the state leadership of our country.
At Belgrade's "Nikola Tesla" airport, Babis was welcomed by Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic.
The President of Serbia posted a joint photo with Babi and Ana Brnabi on his Instagram account.

Bulgaria's Trade Deficit Shrinks by Nearly 31% in 2020

The deficit in Bulgaria's foreign trade last year amounted to BGN 5.202 billion, according to preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

For comparison, in the period from January to December 2019 the foreign trade balance (exports FOB - imports CIF) was in the red by BGN 7.530 billion, which means that the decrease is nearly 31%.

Again more than 2.000 newly infected, 14 people died

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, 12.987 samples have been tested since the last report.
There are 134 patients on respirators in hospitals throughout Serbia.

Serbia is the leading country in continental Europe Tanjug / Zoran Mirkovic

US Sledgehammer Diplomacy on Kosovo Won’t Budge Serbia

Congratulating another state on its statehood day while in the same breath negating its perceived statehood - by calling on it to recognize a polity that broke away from that state against its (continuing) firm wishes - is bizarre, to say the least.

BBC: Pragmatic Serbia, that's how it's done

In the article entitled "How Serbia soared ahead in vaccination campaign", BBC states that a comprehensive approach to the procurement of vaccines has put Serbia at the forefront of the race for vaccination of the population in continental Europe.

Chinese vaccine arrives - half a million of doses

As announced by President Aleksandar Vui yesterday, it was ensured that a total of another 88.000 doses of Pfizer would arrive on February 15 and 22, 42.000 on the first occasion and 46.000 on the second.

Message to Pristina: You betrayed us

Namely, the establishment of diplomatic relations between the so-called Kosovo and Israel have provoked a backlash at the international level. Brussels reacted first, then Serbia, followed by Turkey and Palestine. That reaction, that is, the one from the Muslim world, was observed with concern.

Serbia is getting closer to legalizing same-sex partnerships: Do you agree? A SURVEY

This is the initial step towards legalizing the marriages of members of the LGBT community.
The public debate will last until February 20, and it is expected that the law should be adopted in the Assembly by the summer, reports Blic.
Minister of Human Rights and Social Dialogue Gordana Comic says that the bill should be in the Assembly by the end of the spring session.

More than 2.000 newly infected, 15 people died

In the last 24 hours, 12.830 people were tested, while the total number tested was 2.716.553.
There are 3.814 people in hospital in Serbia, while 129 patients are on respirators.
Total number of dead is 4.154 people.