Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
July 11, 2022
The outgoing EU presidency’s proposal aims to remove Bulgaria’s two-year veto on the launch of accession talks, but the scope of the compromise remains unclear as the bilateral protocol is still being kept secret.
June 13, 2022
With accession bogged down in political disputes, alternatives to the current EU enlargement process are being considered.
June 7, 2022
EU officials are losing patience with Serbia’s insistence on maintaining friendly relations with Russia.
April 22, 2022
Gazprom cutting off gas supplies could trigger a chain of events leading to Moldova abandoning its neutrality.
March 26, 2022
As the Ukraine war brings back painful memories, Russia officials use the Nato bombing of Serbia to excuse the invasion of Ukraine and as a powerful tool to divide Serbia from western countries.