Montenegro and European Union

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It seems that Montenegrin citizens are slowly loosing faith in democratic elections and possibility for changes in their country. After 20 years of having democracy, election winner was always known before the election day. Therefore, Montenegro have never experienced shift of political parties through competitive elections. Until recently, voters in this small country have been… » read more

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First in a series of a local elections in Montenegro have been successfully boycotted by all major opposition parties. Turnout in city of Kotor was only 40,75%, of which 11,14% could be considered very problematic. That is because 6,2% votes were not valid, while 4,94% of voters voted by mail. Both facts are showing big… » read more

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The idea of boycotting undemocratic political system in Montenegro started spreading widely among citizens and political parties. For those unfamiliar with political situation, it may seem quite amazing to hear this, since most of news about the tiny Balkan state refers to it as a “prosperous country which is fastly progressing towards EU”. (Read here… » read more

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Most analysts believed that Montenegro will make good progress towards European Union, after becoming independent in 2006. This tiny country of amazing natural beauties, with only 650.000 citizens, has potential for fast development and quick accession into EU. Unfortunately, it seems that everyone is slowly realising that Montenegro is far away from any progress. The… » read more

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The coalition of the Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic „For European Montenegro“ won an absolute majority in the election of March 29th 2009, with 51% of the votes (receiving 58% of seats in Parliament). New strongest opposition party is Socialist People’s Party (Srdjan Milic), that received 16%. Parliamentary status is also ensured for New Serbian Democracy… » read more

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