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Montenegro opposition leaders to stand trial over coup plot

June 8, 2017 10:30 pm
Montenegro opposition leaders to stand trial over coup plot

This photo taken on February 15, 2017 shows Montenegro’s opposition leaders Andrija Mandic (R) and Milan Knezevic attending a protest in front of the parliament building in Podgorica. (Photo by AFP) Two pro-Russian opposition leaders in Montenegro and 12 other suspects are to go on trial over their role in […]

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Montenegro finally joins NATO amid Russia’s anger

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Montenegro finally joins NATO amid Russia’s anger

Montenegro’s Prime Minister Dusko Markovic (R) arrives for the NATO summit at the organization’s headquarters in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Montenegro officially joins NATO, a move which many say could undermine Russia’s bid to keep its foothold in southeast Europe. On Monday, preparations were underway in […]

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Russia plotted to overthrow Montenegro’s government by assassinating Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic

February 20, 2017 4:00 am
Russia plotted to overthrow Montenegro’s government by assassinating Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic

Montenegro’s former prime minister Milo Djukanovic. Photo / Getty Images Russia plotted to assassinate the prime minister of a European nation and overthrow its government last year, according to senior Whitehall sources. An election day coup plot to attack Montenegro’s parliament and kill the pro-Western leader was directed by Russian […]

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Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic accuses pro-Russia opposition of assassination attempt

November 10, 2016 9:30 am
Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic accuses pro-Russia opposition of assassination attempt

This file photo, taken on October 16, 2016, shows Montenegrin Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists Milo Djukanovic speaking to his supporters after parliamentary elections, in Podgorica. (By AFP) Montenegro’s outgoing Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has accused a pro-Russia opposition alliance of being responsible for […]

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Montenegro’s pro-West prime minster Milo Djukanovic to step down

October 26, 2016 4:14 pm
Montenegro’s pro-West prime minster Milo Djukanovic to step down

Montenegro’s Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic speaks after casting his ballot in parliamentary elections at a polling station in the capital, Podgorica, October 16, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Montenegro’s long-time, pro-West leader, Milo Djukanovic, will not continue as prime minster in the next government, his ruling Democratic Socialist party has said. […]

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Montenegro ruling party wins most votes, loses majority in parliamentary election

October 17, 2016 6:51 am
Montenegro ruling party wins most votes, loses majority in parliamentary election

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic speaks after parliamentary elections in the capital, Podgorica, on October 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Partial results in the Montenegrin parliamentary election show the pro-West party of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has won the most votes, but failed to secure a majority. With almost 100 percent of […]

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People in Montenegro votes amid NATO accession dispute

October 16, 2016 7:09 pm
People in Montenegro votes amid NATO accession dispute

People in Montenegro have headed to the polls in parliamentary elections, as the country is in a tussle between the East and the West. Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. (0500 GMT) on Sunday and will close at 8 p.m. (1800 GMT), with over half a million citizens eligible for […]

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US transfers Yemeni inmate from Guantanamo to Montenegro

June 23, 2016 4:00 pm
US transfers Yemeni inmate from Guantanamo to Montenegro

This undated photo taken by the International Red Cross, shows Abdel Malik Wahab al-Rahabi somewhere inside the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba. The Pentagon has transferred a Yemeni detainee from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to Montenegro, the Pentagon says. Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi, 36, was transferred […]

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Montenegro

December 18, 2012 7:09 am
Montenegro

Montenegro, country in southeastern Europe, located on the Balkan Peninsula. Montenegro faces the Adriatic Sea, which separates it from Italy, and enjoys a Mediterranean climate. The land is mostly mountainous, with steep slopes jutting up from the sea to the inland borders. Slavic peoples, chiefly Montenegrins and Serbs, make up about three-quarters of […]

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