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Russian spy team left traces that bolstered CIA's bounty judgment

Straits Times 07 May 2021
CIA analysts set out to see whether they could corroborate or debunk the detainees' accounts ... "We have a strong body of evidence of the activities of this GRU unit," the statement said, accusing it of "a plot to violently disrupt Montenegro's legislative election in 2016," of the 2018 poisoning of a former GRU officer, Sergei V ... More on this topic. �.
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Montenegro ‘Failing to Deal with Wartime Crimes’: Survey

Balkan Insight 06 May 2021
Since Montenegro became independent in 2006, it has held just eight ... But despite this, Montenegro did not initiate a single new war crimes case in 2019, while senior wartime officers suspected of offences remain unprosecuted and only one low-ranking soldier has been convicted.
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Montenegro’s Once Dominant DPS Seen Orchestrating ‘Patriotic’ Protests

Balkan Insight 27 Apr 2021
Just as they did the week before, the cars set out from a mural depicting Krsto ‘Zrnov’ Popovic, an army officer, militia leader and fascist collaborator who is a hero to Montenegrin nationalists for his opposition to Montenegro becoming part of the newly-proclaimed Kingdom of ...
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Montenegro Deputy PM Vows to Defy Threat from Drug Gang

Balkan Insight 27 Apr 2021
Government of Montenegro ... Montenegro will be able to fight organised crime,” Abazovic told a press conference ... Five hours later, Kascelan was re-arrested after a State Prosecution Office appeal, while Abazovic accused Basovic of humiliating the police, prosecution and the state of Montenegro.
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Coup Plots, Poison, Hacking, Sabotage: What Is The GRU’s Unit 29155?

Radio Free Europe 24 Apr 2021
At the time, little attention was paid to the decree ... Unit 29155 in particular has grabbed outsized attention, having been linked by 2018 to an alleged coup plot in Montenegro and the near-fatal poisonings of a former Russian military intelligence officer in England and an arms dealer in Bulgaria ... ....
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Humanitarian Assistance in Review: Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia | Fiscal Years (FYs) 2011 – 2020

Reliefweb 23 Apr 2021
Between FY 2011 and FY 2020, USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a range of natural and complex emergencies—as well as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic—in the region through the former Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) and Office of U.S.
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Russia expels 20 Czech diplomats in tit-for-tat response

The Observer 19 Apr 2021
On Saturday Czech police said they had issued warrants for the arrest of two Russian men, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov – the same names as those used by the suspects in the 2018 Salisbury poisonings targeting the former GRU officer Sergei Skripal.
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Political Crisis in Montenegro Threatens Government’s Reform Promises

Balkan Insight 15 Apr 2021
Voted into office by a parliamentary majority comprising three political blocs, Montenegro’s technocrat government finds its hands tied by that same ...
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Project Management Support - Officer for Social Cohesion and Gender Equality

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
The UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO) is implementing 15 projects in Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Ukraine ... The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) was selected for indirect management ... The Officer will undertake the following activities/responsibilities..
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EU punts chance to override China’s BRI in the Balkans

Asiatimes 14 Apr 2021
Montenegro’s new government, which took office in December and has openly questioned its predecessor’s close links to Beijing, has spent months appealing for assistance from the EU, with Finance Minister Milojko Spajic being the latest to make a request on Sunday ... For the EU, its decision not to help Montenegro refinance the debt is more prosaic.
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8 crewmen have pleaded guilty as probe continues into a record 20-ton cocaine bust on ...

Finger Lakes Times 14 Apr 2021
The others who have pleaded guilty to playing a role in the smuggling effort, prosecutors said Tuesday, include the ship's chief officer, Bosko Marcovic, 39; second officer Ivan Durasevic, 31; and engineer Nenad Ilic, 41 — all of Montenegro — as well as Stefan Bojevic, 29 of Serbia and Fonofaavae Tiasaga, 29, and Laauli Pulu, 34, both of Samoa.
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UN Condemns ‘Violent Pushback’ of Migrants by Croatian Police

Balkan Insight 05 Apr 2021
Migrants at the Lipa camp in north-west Bosnia, Photo. EPA/Fehim Demir ... NGO medical teams provided urgent medical assistance to 25 of them ... She added that at the same time, the Border Police are short of at least 1,000 officers needed to adequately guard the country’s eastern border with Serbia and Montenegro ... .
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Project Management Support - Senior Assistant

Reliefweb 30 Mar 2021
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has been active in Serbia since 2000, and the operations of UNOPS Serbia Project Office (RSPO) have since 2017 expanded to North Macedonia and Montenegro.
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Project Management Support - Senior Officer for the Capacity Building Sector

Reliefweb 25 Mar 2021
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has been active in Serbia since 2000, and the operations of UNOPS Serbia Project Office (RSPO) have since 2017 expanded to North Macedonia and Montenegro ... The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) was selected for indirect management.
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Project Management Support - Senior Assistant for the Sector for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) - two regular positions

Reliefweb 22 Mar 2021
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has been active in Serbia since 2000, and the operations of UNOPS Serbia Project Office (RSPO) have since 2017 expanded to North Macedonia and Montenegro ... The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) was selected for indirect management.
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