Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
October 5, 2022
Serbia is infuriating the EU and putting its accession progress at risk by retaining links with Russia, but this is part of a deliberate strategy.
September 9, 2022
President Erdogan offers Turkey’s support to resolve critical situations that threaten stability in the Western Balkans, but what can Ankara achieve in the region?
August 26, 2022
After a backlash from Serbs in northern Kosovo, the government in Pristina postponed new rules on ID cards and car number plates until September 1. That date is now approaching.
August 10, 2022
Bulgaria shifts back towards Russian orbit after reformist government toppled. Montenegro could be next.
July 11, 2022
The outgoing EU presidency’s proposal aims to remove Bulgaria’s two-year veto on the launch of accession talks, but the scope of the compromise remains unclear as the bilateral protocol is still being kept secret.