BELGRADE - More than 150 Russian and about 50 Belarusian paratroopers have arrived in Serbia to take part in the Slavic Brotherhood-2016 international military drills.
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Bulgarian prosecutors have requested permanent detention into police custody of four men charged with attempted murder during a scuffle between ethnic Bulgarians and Roma people in the town of Radnevo, in southern Bulgaria.
The four face jail terms of 15 to 20 years or life imprisonment if convicted.
Bosnians possess a worrying quantity of firearms, which potentially pose a threat to the country's security, a Bosnian arms expert told BIRN on Tuesday.
"There are at least 750,000 illegal firearms in Bosnia ... which basically means that statistically at least 20 per cent of Bosnian residents are armed," Armin Krzalic, director of the Center for Security Studies in Sarajevo, said.
NIS - The international science conference entitled "The Byzantine Empire and Orthodoxy" was opened in Nis on Thursday bringing together over 30 prominent scientists from Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy and Serbia.