Kosovo PM Criticised For Meeting Northern Powerbroker (Balkan Insight)

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has been criticised for meeting a controversial figure in the Serb-run northern municipalities, Milan Radoicic.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/kosovo-pm-criticised-for-meeting-the-controversial-north-ruler-07-13-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=c6f6ebffde-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-c6f6ebffde-319685529

Election Row Ignites ‘Resistance Movement’ in Moldova (Balkan Insight)

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The court decision to invalidate the mayoral elections in Chisinau has mobilized many people to challenge Moldova’s oligarchical establishment – but real results of the movement have yet to follow.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/election-row-ignites-resistance-movement-in-moldova-07-11-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=c6f6ebffde-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-c6f6ebffde-319685529

NATO Urges Russia to Withdraw Troops From Moldova (Balkan Insight)

The final declaration of NATO’s Summit in Brussels has called on Russia to withdraw troops stationed in all three Eastern Partnership countries – Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/nato-urges-russia-to-redraw-its-troops-from-moldova-07-12-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=c6f6ebffde-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-c6f6ebffde-319685529

Kosovo Opposition Spurn Thaci’s ‘Reports’ on Dialogue (Balkan Insight)

As Kosovo leaders face growing criticism over the lack of transparency in the Serbia-Kosovo talks, opposition parties have dismissed the President’s stated willingness to report back to parliament on the dialogue process.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/kosovo-opposition-ignore-thaci-s-readiness-to-report-on-dialogue-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

Romania Resists Pressure to Rush Offshore Gas Bill (Balkan Insight)

Romania is under growing pressure from Hungary and energy companies to rapidly adopt legislation on exploiting its gas deposits in the Black Sea – but some experts warn that the current bill is a bad deal for the country.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/romania-under-pressure-to-adopt-offshore-gas-bill-07-04-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

Saudi Arabia Remains Key Buyer of Balkan Arms (Balkan Insight)

Saudi Arabia remains one of the main export destinations for weapons from the Balkans, with Afghanistan, Iraq and Algeria emerging as new key destinations, SEESAC report says.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/balkan-countries-continue-selling-arms-to-saudi-arabia-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

Diplomats Doubt Albania’s Claims About Curbing Crime (Balkan Insight)

After Albania’s government on Thursday flagged up the ‘success’ of its war on crime, ambassadors from the US, Germany and the UK seemed unconvinced.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/albania-claims-big-success-in-fight-against-the-crime-ambassadors-not-convinced-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

MEPs Urge Commission to Suspend Aid to Moldova (Balkan Insight)

The European Parliament has passed a resolution asking the European Commission to cut off budgetary support for Moldova for breaking democratic standards.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/ep-voted-a-resolution-to-suspend-all-the-financial-support-to-moldova-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

Bosnia Gets Saudi Donation to Store Old Munitions (Balkan Insight)

Saudi Arabia on Thursday donated Bosnia 2 million US dollars to help it store its surplus arms and munitions more safely.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/saudi-arabia-safer-munitions-storage-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529

Moldova Urged to Help Veterans in Transnistria (Balkan Insight)

Moldovan think tank calls on Chisinau to do more to address the problems facing war veterans still living in breakaway Transnistria.

http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/moldovan-war-veterans-in-transnistria-still-under-kgb-s-abuses-07-05-2018?utm_source=Balkan+Insight+Newsletters&utm_campaign=6cc66de68f-BI_DAILY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4027db42dc-6cc66de68f-319685529