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    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision
    May14

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision

    Bulgarians had something to celebrate Saturday night when Kristian Kostov came second in the Kiev Eurovision. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Bulgaria’s Eurovision Singer Lands in Mess Over Crimea
    May12

    Bulgaria’s Eurovision Singer Lands in Mess Over Crimea

    A brief performance in Russian-occupied Crimea has caused controversy for Bulgaria’s Eurovision performer, Kristian Kostov, whose song, ‘Beautiful Mess’ is otherwise tipped to do well. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Balkan Gunmen Refuse to Quit Ukrainian Battlefield
    May11

    Balkan Gunmen Refuse to Quit Ukrainian Battlefield

    Some Balkan volunteers are still fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine despite new laws to prosecute them if they return home, a paramilitary from Serbia told BIRN in an interview. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision
    May09

    Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision

    Singers from seven Balkan countries are entering the start of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, hoping to join the lucky ten that compete in Saturday’s final. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Moldova-Ukraine Border Plan Makes Transnistria Anxious
    Apr26

    Moldova-Ukraine Border Plan Makes Transnistria Anxious

    The separatist government in Transnistria has accused Moldova and Ukraine of trying to impose a blockade, after the two countries agreed to set up a joint checkpoint at the border. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Moldovan Power Deal with Ukraine Angers Transnistria
    Apr05

    Moldovan Power Deal with Ukraine Angers Transnistria

    Moldova’s decision to scrap an electricity contract with a Russian-operated plant in Transnistria and sign a deal with a Ukrainian company has triggered new skirmishes with Tiraspol. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Ukraine to Probe Defaced Bulgarian Monument
    Mar01

    Ukraine to Probe Defaced Bulgarian Monument

    Ukraine officials have blamed the vandalization of a monument to Bulgarian volunteer fighters in the Russo-Turkish war of the 1870s on provocateurs. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Croatia Indicts Two for Ukraine Jet Deal Bribery
    Dec30

    Croatia Indicts Two for Ukraine Jet Deal Bribery

    Two Croatian citizens, one of them a defence ministry employee, were indicted over alleged bribery during a deal to repair and buy MiG fighter jets from the Ukrainian company Ukrspecexport. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals
    Dec02

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals

    A top adviser to Croatia’s former president says Zagreb has a right to pursue its own foreign policy goals – but it should learn lessons from its clumsy attempt to get involved in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Russia Snubs Croatia’s Peace Initiative on Ukraine
    Nov23

    Russia Snubs Croatia’s Peace Initiative on Ukraine

    Russia has unambiguously slated the Croatian Prime Minister’s proposal to use a Croatian peace agreement from the 1990s as a model for a similar peace agreement in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

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