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News Serbia: Putin bolsters Serbia ties as Belgrade sours towards west

News source: https://www.ft.com/content/57687250-198d-11e9-9e64-d150b3105d21
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Vladimir Putin will use a trip to Serbia on Thursday to emphasise Russia’s close ties to the Balkan country as Belgrade’s relations with western Europe sour. The Russian president will deliver the mes...

News Serbia: Serbia asks for exemption from new EU steel import cap

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/serbia-eu-steel-idUSL8N1ZF2ZH
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BELGRADE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Serbia said on Tuesday it had asked the European Commission to exempt it from new steel import quotas to ensure continued full production by the country’s Chinese-owned st...

News Serbia: Ahead of visit, Putin gets church in Serbia named after him

News source: https://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/Ahead-of-visit-Putin-gets-church-in-Serbia-named-13531379.php
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

BANSTOL, Serbia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin already has a village, a wax figure, a plum brandy and several cafes named after him in Serbia. Now, he's getting a church. Topped with Russian- ...

News Serbia: Putin blasts US, West over NATO before Serbia visit

News source: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-bc-eu--serbia-russia-putin-20190116-story.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. and the West of destabilizing the Balkans with NATO expansionist policies as Serbia prepares a hero's welcome for the Russian president. Putin arrives in Serbia on ...

News Serbia: Serbia: New Criminal Policy will be Stricter than EU’s

News source: https://www.occrp.org/en/27-ccwatch/cc-watch-briefs/9120-serbia-new-criminal-policy-will-be-stricter-than-eu-s
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

President Aleksander Vucic said on Saturday that Serbia will introduce “draconian” punishment for criminals who will no longer be able to view it as their sanctuary. Punishment for criminals “will be ...

News Serbia: EAEU, Serbia plan to sign free trade deal in 2019

News source: https://www.inform.kz/en/eaeu-serbia-plan-to-sign-free-trade-deal-in-2019_a3488420
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A free trade zone agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Serbia is expected to be signed this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Serbi...

News Serbia: Ahead Of Serbia Visit, Putin Claims U.S. Is Playing Destabilizing Role In Balkans

News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/putin-serbia-interviews-us/29712614.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin alleged that the United States is destabilizing the Balkans by "asserting their dominant role" in the region, according to interviews published in Serbian newspapers. ...

News Serbia: Putin: Unlike the West, we're not making Serbia choose

News source: https://www.b92.net/eng/news/world.php?yyyy=2019&mm=01&dd=16&nav_id=105999
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

"Unlike our Western partners, we do not try to pose an artificial dilemma for Belgrade and make Serbia choose whether to be with Russia or with the European Union," Putin said in an interview for Serb...

News Serbia: Serbia to stop subsidizing trade and hotel industry

News source: https://www.b92.net/eng/news/business.php?yyyy=2019&mm=01&dd=16&nav_id=105998
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

The money will primarily in factories and, partly, in the IT and communications sector, while subsidies for international trade and the hotel industry will no longer be available, Tanjug reported, cit...

News Serbia: Mood of revolt in Serbia as anti-Vucic protests grow

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/mood-revolt-serbia-anti-vucic-protests-grow-021416626.html
Publicated on: Friday 11 January 2019

Major opposition protests in Serbia have been relatively rare over the past decade, but the icy January air has ushered in a swelling mood of revolt. Since last month, thousands of demonstrators have ...

News Serbia: Serbia to Take High-Level Security Measures During Putin's Visit - Ministry

News source: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201901151071473896-serbia-russia-official-visit-security/
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

BELGRADE (Sputnik) - The official program of the visit has not yet been confirmed. It is expected, however, that Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the government complex of the Palace of Ser...

News Serbia: Double royal birthday in Serbia

News source: http://royalcentral.co.uk/europe/serbia/double-royal-birthday-in-serbia-114147
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

January 15th sees a double royal birthday in Serbia as twins, Prince Alexander and Prince Philip, turn 37. The princes have already received congratulations with the monarchist lobby group, the ...