Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
March 27, 2019
President Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed that Serbia will hold snap elections, but rather than a submission to protesters’ demands for an early vote, this is a favourite tactic of the Serbian president to reinforce his position.
March 17, 2019
It has been another weekend of political drama in three Western Balkan states.
February 11, 2019
Now that the Greek parliament has ratified the Nato accession protocol with Macedonia, the authorities in Skopje now have to start the complex process of renaming the country and slowly but surely reshaping its fragile identity.
January 16, 2019
As he prepares for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit, Aleksandar Vucic is playing a seemingly perfect balancing game.
January 14, 2019
Bosnia has been in political crisis since the October general election, and protests seeking justice for a murdered young man in Republika Srpska threaten its stability.