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Serbia is playing with matches again

8 mins | Aug 11, 2022
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The nation's run-ins with Russia threaten its EU relations. Brinkmanship over Kosovo, footsie with Moscow, and friction with Brussels are par for the course for Belgrade. The current leaders of Russia and Serbia share not just historical affinity but a vision of statehood that promotes strong nationalistic tendencies. Amanda Coakley explores how rising tensions between Serbia and Kosovo have sparked alarm across western capitals, which are sensitive to threats of regional violence in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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