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Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

Serbia's Damir Rastic (L) and Ukraine's Artem Tyshchenko (R) in action during the men's 10km Sprint race at the IBU Biathlon World Cup i​n Hochfilzen, Austria. Photo: EPA-EFE/Christian Bruna.

CSKA Sofia fans light flares during the UEFA Europa Conference League group C football match against AS Roma in ​the Bulgarian capital on December 9, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vassil Donev.

The first images of Mladic from The Hague PHOTO

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Mladic was brought into the courtroom shortly after 3 p.m.
According to the published photos, Mladic is in a good mood prior to the delivery of the verdict.

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MPs pass amended water act

Ljubljana – Parliament passed on Tuesday changes to the water act with 44 votes in favour and 38 against. One major provision has been scrapped from the bill in the wake of criticism by NGOs, but environmentalists warn that the legislation is still problematic with efforts already launched to place the law on a popular ballot.

Committee passes controversial water act amendments

Ljubljana – The parliamentary environment committee has passed amendments to the water act changes, under which hazardous substances could be used under certain condition by production facilities located in water protection areas. While the government says adequate safety mechanisms are envisaged, the opposition warns of harmful effects for water sources.

Week in Review: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

(Un)Happy Nationalists

Relations between Bulgaria and North Macedonia have taken a turn for the worse over the last few months. At the heart of the worsening bilateral relations is a dispute over the Macedonian language, as well as interpretation of key figures and events from the joint recent past of the two countries.

Art workers rally to demand support amid outbreak

People dance to the tune of a clarinet during a protest by musicians, actors and art workers outside Parliament in central Athens Thursday to demand more support for the culture sector, which has been severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic. A similar protest took place in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.