Russia is pursuing a policy of destabilization of the situation in Serbia, fearing the entry of the Balkan Republic into the European Union. This was stated in an interview with the newspaper Die Welt, the head of the European Parliament Committee on foreign Affairs David McAllister.
"This gives us reason for great concern," he said. According to McAllister, Moscow is trying more and more to influence the media, political parties and civil society of Serbia.
The MEP added that, in addition to Russia, to strengthen its influence in the Balkan region trying Turkey, China, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
McAllister noted that Brussels is the largest sponsor of Belgrade. The European Union plans to send Serbia financial assistance in the amount of 1.5 billion euros.
He added that the participation of the EU in the support of the Serbian civil society should be even more noticeable.
"The Balkans is a volatile region where in the near future because of the irresponsible actions can re-ignite the conflict that are considered long resolved," — he explained.
3 March, the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini in the Parliament of Serbia met Pro-Russian slogans. So, some MPs chanted "Serbia, Russia, we do not need the EU!"
The negotiation process on the accession of Serbia to the EU were launched in December 2015.
American channel MSNBC has published a video, taken during a dinner at the G20 summit in Hamburg. The video shows how the White house Donald trump communicates gestures with sitting a little further Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The President of Russia in response, nodding.
The attitude of the President of the United States Donald trump to the Russian leadership has caused the differences between him and national security adviser Herbert McMaster, as well as other senior assistants. The reason for this was the conversation between the White house and the Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The British newspaper the Independent suggested that Akie Abe, spouse of Prime Minister of Japan, could pretend not to know English to communicate with US President Donald trump during the dinner at the G20 summit. The journalists pointed out that the woman is fluent in English.
The former defender of "Barcelona" Victor Alvarez was the player of the Tula "Arsenal". Contract 24-year-old Spaniard with Arsenal for two years. Financial terms of the agreement are not reported. Alvarez began his career at Barcelona, where in 2007 he moved to Espanyol.
The Committee to protect journalists (CPJ) called on the Russian authorities to investigate the attack on the house of the journalist Yulia Latynina. "We urge the Russian authorities to take seriously this attack on Yulia Latynina and provide her the opportunity to live and work in security," said the organization.
Live American news agencies Newsfeed gathered at screens more than 18 million people. The stream received more than 380 thousand posts and 290 thousand comments of users who actively encouraged everyone to believe in the second coming of Jesus Christ. The video was looped not comfortable with voice input.