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Balkan Nations articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Balkan Nations in Eastern and Southeastern Europe are in a key region to watch in regard to the progress of world democracy. The struggle for democracy in the countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Slovenia is covered here. Also see our separated out articles on Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia. And be sure to check out our section on World Democracy.
Albania’s center-right opposition has called for further protests to bring about resignation of left-wing government and force parliamentary elections.
Transparency International, together with MANS, urges the Government of Montenegro to withdraw its amendments to the Law on Classified Information.
Thousands rally against Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic and his government demanding resignation over alleged corruption, cronyism and abuse of office
Ethnic tribalism and the poison of religion with its magical fairy tales are the weak links where malevolent actors like Russia can manipulate and damage democracy – even in a modern European context like Serbia.
Police, protesters clash outside Albanian parliament on Saturday during an anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
The small Balkan country of Macedonia officially changed its name Tuesday by adding a geographic designation that ends a decades-old dispute.
Serbia’s prime minister on Wednesday rejected an independent freedom watchdog’s report that downgraded the Balkan country from “free” to “partly free.”
Thousands march in Belgrade in anti government protests to mark the anniversary of the unresolved assassination of Kosovo Serb leader.
Four media organizations ask Albanian government to drop two draft laws on state regulation and compulsory registration of online media to fight fake news.