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    1. December 3, 2014

      Serbia caught between Russia and the west

      Serbia torn between Russia and Europe “Partners for the Future!” proclaim the Gazprom billboards that line the main roads...

    2. October 28, 2013

      Transcript of interview with Serbia president Tomislav Nikolic

      FT: you came from the more nationalist wing of Serbian politics, but have embraced integration with the European Union. Why...

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    1. October 28, 2013

      Door marked ‘Brussels’ is Serbia’s only path to prosperity

      On taking office as president of Serbia in May 2012, Tomislav Nikolic sketched a verbal picture to parliament of his nation...

    2. October 28, 2013

      Vucic emerges as real power in Serbian government

      Serbia last held general elections barely 18 months ago. But the hottest topic of political debate is whether new elections...

    3. October 28, 2013

      Serbia’s new leaders set sights on EU membership

      Since Yugoslavia started to unravel more than two decades ago, Serbia has spent much of the time in a turbulent search for...

    4. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2012

      Serbia: central bank answers concerns about independence - with a rate increase

      President Nikolic This week’s Serbian interest rate hike may serve as an assertion of the central bank’s independence in the...

    5. beyondbrics

      August 31, 2012

      Serbia wants to talk money, while the IMF wants to talk politics

      Serbia’s new government is limbering up for what promise to be gruelling negotiations with the International Monetary Fund...

    6. beyondbrics

      August 9, 2012

      Serbia's tough choices

      Photo: Bloomberg Serbia’s new government faces some harsh realities including a large and growing budget deficit, a...

    7. August 7, 2012

      Serbia’s central bank chief fuels concerns

      Serbia’s new government is likely to face renewed international criticism after appointing a ruling party official as head...

    8. beyondbrics

      August 7, 2012

      Serbia's controversial new bank governor

      The appointment of a senior party official with an ultranationalist background as the new governor of Serbia’s central bank...

    9. July 26, 2012

      Concerns raised over new Serbian PM Dacic

      Serbia was set to swear in late on Thursday a nationalist-tinged government headed by an ex-spokesman for late Yugoslav...

    10. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2012

      Ban Ki Moon in Kosovo - at best, a reminder of the country's problems

      Ban Ki Moon’s visit to Kosovo on Tuesday is the first by a UN Secretary General since the statelet declared its disputed...

    11. beyondbrics

      July 16, 2012

      Serbia: new government, old problems

      It’s quite an in-tray. Serbia’s new government will take office next week facing a shrinking economy, a worsening fiscal...

    12. May 21, 2012

      Holding Serbia’s European course

      It appears a worrying scenario: a European president thrust aside by voters weary of economic woes, in favour of a more...

    13. May 21, 2012

      New Serbian leader urged to stay pro-EU

      The European Union has urged Serbia’s former ultranationalist new president to show “statesmanship” and keep the country on...

    14. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2012

      Serbia: big shock, little change

      The shock victory of former ultranationalist Tomislav Nikolic in Serbia’s presidential election makes the country’s...

    15. May 20, 2012

      Populist wins Serbian presidential poll

      The populist Tomislav Nikolic won Serbia’s presidential run-off on Sunday in an upset that unseated Boris Tadic after eight...

    16. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2012

      Serbia: shock defeat for pro-EU Tadic

      A cry of pain from the Balkans. Serbia’s pro-EU president Boris Tadic suffered a shock defeat in Sunday’s election at the...

    17. May 9, 2012

      Serbia’s Democrats and Socialists renew ties

      Serbia’s reformist Democratic party and the resurgent Socialists of the late strongman Slobodan Milosevic agreed on...

    18. May 6, 2012

      First-round win for Serbian president

      Serbian president Boris Tadic narrowly beat his main challenger Tomislav Nikolic in the first round of presidential...

    19. May 2, 2012

      Serbia comes in from the cold

      For the first time since hardman Slobodan Milosevic was overthrown in 2000 after a decade of war, the main political forces...

    20. April 4, 2012

      Serb president makes re-election bid

      Boris Tadic, Serbia’s president, resigned on Wednesday, triggering an early election on May 6 in a move aimed at boosting...

    21. September 8, 2008

      Split looms for Serb nationalists

      Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend over a rift with...

    22. September 8, 2008

      Split looms for Serb nationalists

      Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend over a rift with...

    23. September 8, 2008

      Split looms for Serb nationalists

      Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia’s main nationalist opposition party, stepped down at the weekend amid a rift with...

    24. May 19, 2008

      Serbs tune in for Eurosong

      The lights are hung, the stage is built and the 300 sq m electronic backdrop is ready to project the Eurosong 2008 logo....

    25. May 1, 2008

      Serb Radicals allay foreign investor fears

      Tomislav Nikolic, acting leader of Serbia's Radical party, says foreign investors have nothing to fear if his hardline...

    26. Brussels Blog

      February 21, 2008

      Cyprus renews EU's faith in magic of democracy

      Oh, the magic of democracy! Three European election results have lifted spirits in Brussels: Poland’s parliamentary vote of...

    27. February 5, 2008

      Kosovo casts shadow over Tadic win

      "Thank you, Belgrade," say posters hastily pasted up in the Serbian capital by supporters of the pro-western Boris Tadic...

    28. February 5, 2008

      Tadic to press on with EU deal

      Boris Tadic, the Serbian president-elect, was last night hoping to capitalise on his success in Sunday's election by...

    29. February 4, 2008

      Belgrade buys time

      The narrow victory of Boris Tadic in the Serbian presidential elections has been greeted with relief in the European Union,...

    30. February 4, 2008

      Tadic’s supporters victory unlikely to end Kosovo anger

      “Thank you, Belgrade,” say posters hastily pasted up in the Serbian capital by supporters of the pro-western Boris Tadic...

    31. February 4, 2008

      Pro-west Tadic poised for victory in Serbian election

      Boris Tadic the pro-western Serbian president, seemed last night poised to claim a narrow win over Tomislav Nikolic, his...

    32. February 4, 2008

      Victory for pro-west Tadic as Serb voters look to EU

      Boris Tadic, Serbia's pro-western president, last night defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a bitterly...

    33. February 3, 2008

      Serbia’s pro-west president wins election

      Boris Tadic, Serbia’s pro-western president, on Sunday defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a...

    34. February 3, 2008

      Pro-west Tadic wins Serbia poll

      Boris Tadic, Serbia’s pro-western president, on Sunday night defeated Tomislav Nikolic, his nationalist rival, in a bitterly...

    35. February 1, 2008

      Third man’s key role in Serbian election

      The decisive moment in the fall from power of Serbia’s former president, Slobodan Milosevic, came when the bulldozer from...

    36. February 1, 2008

      Third man's key role in Serbian poll

      The decisive moment in the fall from power of Serbia's former president, Slobodan Milosevic, came when the bulldozer from...

    37. Brussels Blog

      January 30, 2008

      False steps in Kosovo

      At a conference on Europe’s future held last October in Brussels, Robert Cooper, a high-level European Union foreign policy...

    38. January 29, 2008

      Date of Kosovo split hinges on poll

      The disputed Balkan province of Kosovo could declare independence from Serbia as early as next week in a move co-ordinated...

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