Ukraine

thumbnailBiH, region increase security after Paris attacks
2015-01-26Several countries in the region have increased their security measures and are prepared to deal with acts of terrorism, officials say.
thumbnailEU, Balkans tackle organised crime, weapons trafficking
2015-01-05Balkan countries have adopted an action plan against illicit trafficking of weapons.
thumbnailNATO works to include Balkan youth in security politics
2014-12-22A recent NATO initiative in Belgrade is helping to educate the region's youth about democracy, stability and co-operation in the global fight against ISIL.
thumbnailRegion strives for energy stability
2014-12-18After Russia announced that it will halt the construction of the South Stream pipeline, countries in the region debate energy stability.
thumbnailNATO co-operation is crucial for Serbia, region
2014-12-15By co-operating with NATO, Serbia will see improvement in its defence system and security sector reforms, officials and experts said.
thumbnailAlbania and NATO enhance military co-operation
2014-12-09Albania participated with Serbia and Montenegro in an 18-nation NATO military exercise in Germany.
thumbnailBalkans to align with EU 2030 climate and energy framework
2014-12-08The new energy and climate change criteria applies to Balkan EU member states and membership aspirants alike.
thumbnailMoldova steps up measures to fight provocations before elections
2014-11-28External forces seek to undermine the country's internal security, authorities warn.
thumbnailDanube enhances co-operation between Croatia, Serbia
2014-11-24In order to improve tourism capacity, co-operation and cultural understanding, the two countries have joined together on several projects
thumbnailMontenegro citizens' support for NATO integration has increased
2014-11-07The NATO integration process will help make Montenegro a better place to live, experts and citizens say.
thumbnailOSCE chairmanship provides a chance and a challenge for Serbia
2014-11-03Serbia's 2015 chairmanship of the OSCE could be a chance to improve the country's diplomacy, but analysts said Belgrade will find itself in a difficult position between its neighbours.
thumbnailSanctions against Russia bring Kosovo closer to EU, US
2014-10-27Kosovo officials said the country continues to act as a constructive member of the international community.
thumbnailExperts: NATO should be guarantee for Balkan stability, security
2014-10-06Regional countries seek ways to show NATO their achievements and the need for Alliance membership.
thumbnailMontenegro to jail fighters joining foreign wars
2014-10-03Montenegro's parliament is expected to adopt a law introducing penalties for citizens who take part in foreign armed conflicts.
thumbnailRomania assists Ukraine with cyber defence
2014-10-01The NATO member state provides technical assistance and training to Ukrainian intelligence agencies.
thumbnailBloggers debate prospects of the Balkans' EU accession
2014-09-19Joint work and co-operation are seen as the best tools to accelerate the EU accession process.
thumbnailRussia's tensions with Ukraine could affect energy in the Balkans
2014-09-17Ukraine's loss of gas from Russia is expected to influence energy prices and supplies in the Balkans.
thumbnailRegion, Turkey optimistic about new EU leaders
2014-09-15Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.
thumbnailRussia's sanctions will not harm regional agriculture, officials say
2014-09-10Alternative markets will help regional countries keep their foreign trade levels stable, they said.
thumbnailCroatia weighs options for its air force
2014-08-22Following the crash of a MiG-21 fighter jet, Croatia debates if it should partner with another nation as part of NATO's Smart Defence programme, or reinvest in its military.
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Citizens and activists strongly condemn acts of terrorism that are creating a fear of Muslims in the region.

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