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 intelligence officers with the support […]

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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 an alleged assassination attempt against […]

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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. The party said late Tuesday […]

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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 the ballots counted, Djukanovic’s Democratic […]

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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 the population. The administrative capital […]

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