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Russian Ambassador: Russia has not and will not trade with Kosovo issue (Beta, N1, Politika)

By   /  24/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Russian Ambassador: Russia has not and will not trade with Kosovo issue (Beta, N1, Politika)

There never was nor will there ever be any trade with the Kosovo issue when Russia is concerned, Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Chepurin said adding that the UN’s Resolution 1244 remains the only basis for a political solution to the Kosovo issue. “The Resolution considers the national interests of Serbia and provides the opportunity […]

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Shifts in Embassies of Russia and the United States in Belgrade (Blic)

By   /  19/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Shifts in Embassies of Russia and the United States in Belgrade (Blic)

Belgrade based daily Blic writes today about a Russian, an excellent connoisseur of the issues of Southeast Europe, and especially of Kosovo, and an American, who is appreciated as a connoisseur of Russian affairs. These two are new ambassadors to Belgrade – Russian and American – who will soon begin their service in Serbia. Both […]

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Long live Serbian-Russian friendship, President Vucic says (Beta, N1)

By   /  13/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Long live Serbian-Russian friendship, President Vucic says (Beta, N1)

Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia’s President, said on Wednesday that his country and Russia had strategic and partner relations of mutual respect and understanding, the Beta news agency reported. During a celebration of the Russian Day at Moscow’s embassy in Belgrade, Vucic said that “every big day for Russia is equally big and important for Serbia.” He […]

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Russia appoints Balkans expert to replace ambassador in Serbia (N1, Sputnik, Interfax)

By   /  11/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Russia appoints Balkans expert to replace ambassador in Serbia (N1, Sputnik, Interfax)

Senior Foreign Ministry official and Balkans expert Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko has been appointed the new Russian ambassador to Serbia, Russian media reported quoting a decree by President Vladimir Putin. Russian news agencies said that “President Putin relieved Alexander Chepurin of his duties as Ambassador to Serbia and appointed Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko to the post”. The decree was […]

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US says Kosovo police operation legal, Russia demands apology from Pristina (FoNet, N1)

By   /  11/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on US says Kosovo police operation legal, Russia demands apology from Pristina (FoNet, N1)

The UK, the US and Germany called on the UN Security Council during the Monday’s meeting on Kosovo, to strategically revise the UNMIK mission, praising it for the job done so far, while Russia demanded an apology from Pristina for the treatment of its UN member, the FoNet news agency reported on Monday. The US […]

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Ahead UN Security Council session, Dacic and Lavrov about Kosovo in St Petersburg (Tanjug, Beta)

By   /  07/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Ahead UN Security Council session, Dacic and Lavrov about Kosovo in St Petersburg (Tanjug, Beta)

Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in St Petersburg about the situation in Kosovo, prior to the June 10 session of the UN Security Council. Dacic told reporters in St. Petersburg, where he is taking part in the International Economic Forum, that he introduced in detail the plan of Serbia […]

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”Chepurin and Tanin about the attack on UNMIK official” (Blic, Twitter)

By   /  05/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on ”Chepurin and Tanin about the attack on UNMIK official” (Blic, Twitter)

Ambassador of Russia to Belgrade Alexander Chepurin met yesterday the head of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) Zahir Tanin. Chepurin told Tanin that Russia counts that the UN will take all measures to investigate the recent attack on a Russian citizen, UNMIK’s official Mikhail Krasnoshchekov, reported Belgrade based daily Blic, quoting Chepurin’s post on […]

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Volodin: Pristina’s raid on Kosovo’s north provocation, UN to react (N1)

By   /  05/06/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Volodin: Pristina’s raid on Kosovo’s north provocation, UN to react (N1)

Vyacheslav Volodin, the Speaker of the Russian Duma, lower house of the Federal Assembly, said in Belgrade on Monday that the “intrusion” of Kosovo’s special forces into the north aimed at frightening the Serbs, establishing control there by force, adding the Serbs could count on Russian help in future, N1 reported. Volodin said that the […]

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Kosachov on situation in Kosovo: We could help Serbia, if Belgrade requests so (Tanjug, B92, Sputnik)

By   /  30/05/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Kosachov on situation in Kosovo: We could help Serbia, if Belgrade requests so (Tanjug, B92, Sputnik)

Konstantin Kosachov has assessed as “really dangerous” the situation in which “Pristina’s authorities deteriorate relations with neighbours,” Tanjug news agency reported. President of the Russian Federation Council Committee for International Affairs, Kosachov noted Russia could provide help to Serbia in ensuring the security, if it gets Belgrade’s request. He also noted the West does not […]

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Russian Investigative Committee probing attack on Russian UN employee in Kosovo (TASS, Serbian media)

By   /  30/05/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Russian Investigative Committee probing attack on Russian UN employee in Kosovo (TASS, Serbian media)

The Russian Investigative Committee has launched a pre-investigation probe into the attack on Russian UN employee Mikhail Krasnoshchekov in Kosovo, the press service of the committee told TASS agency, Serbian media report. “The main office of the Russian Investigative Committee has launched a probe into the incident that happened with the Russian national Mikhail Krasnoshchekov, […]

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Those behind Kosovo flareup have Russia in sights – Lavrov (Tanjug, B92, Sputnik)

By   /  30/05/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Those behind Kosovo flareup have Russia in sights – Lavrov (Tanjug, B92, Sputnik)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Slovenia today the crisis in Kosovo and Metohija was caused by the West’s leniency towards Pristina. According to Sputnik, in conversation with his Slovenian counterpart, Lavrov said that the crisis was caused by those who want to build “a sanitary cordon toward Russia out of the territory of […]

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Vucic: If there is no compromise on Kosovo, wait for attacks by Albanians (TV N1)

By   /  28/05/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Vucic: If there is no compromise on Kosovo, wait for attacks by Albanians (TV N1)

Addressing the Serbian Parliament with Kosovo and Metohija issue on the agenda for the first time in almost seven years, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic warned that if there was no compromise solution, Serbia would lose everything and could only wait for the Albanians to attack the local Serbs, but failed to explain what that compromise […]

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