“The first parliamentarian summit of the International Crimea Platform showed the world Europe ALMOST entirely united against Russian aggression,” the US embassy in Belgrade posted on Twitter last week, accompanied by a map showing all of the continent in blue – with Belarus, Serbia and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad in grey.
For the multipolar world coalition as well as his Serb constituency, with all his flaws Dodik is preferable and vastly more useful than the utterly vile bought and paid for local competitors seeking to replace him.
After two spectacular failures, the foreign-directed opposition in the Republic of Srpska is not a sure bet to triumph this time around.
After a US request, the authorities of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo postponed a ban on entry with Serbian license plates and documents for one month. The ban was supposed to come into force on August 1, and had caused an aggravation in the north of the region.