Leaders on both sides are ramping up hostility for their own ends.
Russia’s backing of Serbia during the Ukraine war is aggravating tensions with its neighbour Kosovo.
European leaders have failed to notice how much support Serbia is providing to Russia, an expert says.
Our prospects of a better, fairer future are inextricably linked with the minerals and metals beneath our feet. Is it time to make peace with the industry that extracts them?
Despite an openly lesbian prime minister, Serbia’s deep-seated problems with homophobia remain.
Unrest in the Balkans might be orchestrated by Russia, but the crisis is also an opportunity for the west.
A digest of the week’s coverage of the war against Ukraine.
The EU is creating resentment in North Macedonia over its feud with Bulgaria. In the midst of the Russia-Ukraine war, it will only serve to benefit Russia in its efforts to undermine the EU.
Russia is doing oil and gas deals in the Balkans, where ethnic tensions are on the rise.
Prosecuting a leader like Vladimir Putin accused of war crimes is difficult. But the trial of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic in the early 2000s offers a potential playbook.
Monte Carlo simulations can predict different potential outcomes because they provide for the presence of random variables or elements.
Russia’s future influence on global affairs may not be limited to Ukraine — it may run through Bosnia-Herzegovina. To understand why, we need to think about how past conflicts shape today’s politics.
Promising findings in Serbia, Ukraine and Turkey show what can be achieved with a bit of information.
The tennis star’s deportation will be politically popular in Australia, but it is likely to further infuriate Serbia.
Local communities near lithium deposits shouldn’t become zones of sacrifice, shouldering the socio-environmental costs of supporting a renewable energy transition.
The B16172 variant of concern risks spreading in the UK when restrictions on indoor socialising ease on May 17.
While Serbia’s Covid-19 infection rate continues to be worrisome, the country has shown the ability to vaccinate a higher proportion of its population than EU nations.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro’s new problems are US and European problems, too.
Melbourne isn’t the only place suffering under a second lockdown. It’s happening across the world as the virus surges in countries that were initially successful in flattening the curve.
The collapse of the government in Kosovo is a victory for reactionary forces within Kosovo and the self-seeking agenda of the Trump administration.