Montenegro Govt Faces No-confidence Vote Over Church Deal

The signing of the fundamental agreement between Montenegro's government and the Serbian Orthodox Church. Photo: Government of Montenegro

Abazovic signed the agreement with Church Patriarch Porfirije on Wednesday in Podgorica, stressing that all religious communities should have equal rights.

Montenegrin Orthodox Church Asks Govt for Equality with Serbian Church

Montenegrin Orthodox Church liturgy in Podgorica. Photo: Montenegrin Orthodox Church

After Montenegrin Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic on Tuesday called for negotiations about the agreement with the Montenegrin Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Mihailo said that it must be treated the same as the Serbian Orthodox Church, the largest Orthodox community in the country.

Montenegro May Seek Expert Help on Editor’s Unsolved Murder

Montenegrin Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic at the commemoration in front of the daily 'Dan' building in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro.

The editor-in-chief and owner of the daily newspaper Dan, well known for his opposition to the then government, was shot dead on leaving his office in Podgorica on May 27, 2004. He had received numerous death threats.

European Court: Montenegro Failed to Compensate Bus Crash Victims

A hearing at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Photo: EPA-EFE/RONALD WITTEK

The court said Montenegro violated the European Convention on Human Rights, which says that everyone is entitled to a fair and public hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial tribunal.

Pro-Russian Bikers in Montenegro Want pro-Ukrainian Rally Stopped

A member of the motorcycle club 'Night Wolves' at a wreath-laying ceremony for Soviet soldiers in WWII in Dresden, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFE/FILIP SINGER

The pro-Kremlin biker club called on the Montenegrin Ministry of Interior to prohibit the gathering in Podgorica, warning it could provoke incidents.

Russian, US, Ukraine, Embassies in Montenegro Argue Over Ukraine Crisis

Russian ambassador in Montenegro Vladimir Maslenikov at a celebration in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

On February 9, the Ukrainian embassy accused its Russian counterpart in Podgorica of spreading falsehoods about NATO's alleged expansionism and attempts to include Ukraine, calling it a direct threat to Russian security.