Serbia is an independent European state that was part of the former Yugoslavia. Its capital is Belgrade. It is an upper-middle-income economy. In the 1990s, Serbia went through a phase of political disorder, including the Kosovo War.
Speaking in Serbia, the anti-mainstream Czech President Miloš Zeman said he’d like his goverment to withdraw recognition of the breakaway Kosovo province as an independent state. This has immediately attracted attention in the US.
The Russian Defense Ministry has dismissed reports claiming that a delivery of Russian arms to Serbia, including tanks and APCs, was seized by Romania on the Danube River. Moscow hasn’t sent any arms to Serbia lately, it said.
Serbia’s Sara Damnjanović might just be the most dangerous weather girl in the world. The Balkan beauty and taekwondo black belt has garnered online fame for her jaw-dropping trick-shot-style kicks and outstanding figure.
Two more nations, Serbia and the Philippines, have boosted their national gold reserves. They follow a global trend of other central banks accumulating bullion in a move seen as a shift away from the US dollar standard.
A Russian member of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) is in hospital with serious head injuries after Kosovo police broke his cheekbone with a rifle-butt, despite him being unarmed, his doctor says.