Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
November 17, 2022
Weekly mass protests and the ‘Moldova Leaks’ scandal have put the government under pressure. Its response risks undermining its reformist credentials.
October 19, 2022
Reforming the justice sector was at the top of the agenda of the new government formed by Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita, but reforms have been slow.
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.