Follow RT for news regarding European politicians, including President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. She became the first female president since the first multi-party elections in 1991, as well as the youngest. Get news and information on Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s background and early career. Before assuming the presidency, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic held the positions of Minister of European Affairs (2003-2005), Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (2005-2008) Croatian Ambassador to the US (2008-2011), and Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic attracted a lot of attention during the 2018 World Cup when she arrived in Moscow to support the Croatian football team. Get news on the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s meetings with politicians, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. Find news and articles on Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s political views. She was once a member of the conservative Croatian Democratic Union Party (1993-2015).