Pages, tagged as «Kosovo»

What lies behind accusations against so-called Kosovo's president?

It appears that the political career of so-called Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci is drawing to a close. The Hague-based Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) has filed a ten-count indictment with the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) charging Thaci, Kosovo politician Kadri Veseli, and others with a "range of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including murder, enforced disappearance of persons, persecution, and torture", RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov says.

How the plan for Greater Albania unfolds

Unfriendly relations between Serbia and the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo, which Belgrade considers an integral part of its territory, further worsened. The decades-long conflict between Serbs and Kosovo Albanians threatens the most serious consequences for the whole of Europe. According to RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov, a full-scale war may be expected.

Kosovo army – a new threat to the Balkans and Europe

The Kosovo Parliament has approved a package of bills that converts the limited Kosovo Security Forces into a professional army. The Kosovo army is being created due to the fact that Kosovo Albanians are ready to start the Greater Albania project. This is a threat to Balkans' stability, RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov believes.

EU's Post-Brexit Pivot to the Balkans Piles Pressure on Serbia to Give Up Kosovo

Struggling against Euroscepticism in Western Europe, the EU is seeking to reinvent itself with expansion to the East that threatens the stability of the Balkans, analyst Igor Pshenichnikov warns.Amid rising Euroscepticism in Western Europe, the EU is focused on eastern enlargement, but its desire to "relaunch" the European project depends on pressuring eastern European countries into making painful concessions, such as the demand on Serbia to give up sovereignty over Kosovo.

Russian Experts Dismiss Putin-Trump Kosovo Deal

Russian analysts have dismissed suggestions that Moscow might recognise Kosovo's independence as a wider deal with the US, saying Russia would never betray its ally Serbia.