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US behind pressure on the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

Tension in Montenegro's inter-church relations is beneficial for both the Patriarchate of Constantinople and Washington, RISS expert Andrey Serebrich comments on the ongoing unrest in Montenegro against the state religious policy. "In December 2019, Podgorica adopted a contested church property law. According to it, all the churches built before 1918 would become state property. But the majority of these churches have been built at this time. A lot of believing people beware of state's transferring of these churches to Montenegrin dissenters," he said.

Meet the Man Behind Operation 'Drag Montenegro Into NATO'

Last week Montenegro became one step closer to becoming a full-fledged member of the North Atlantic Alliance after the country's parliament ratified the NATO membership agreement despite popular discontent. According to analyst Igor Pshenichnikov, one person in particular, former President and Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, is behind this.