Montenegrin parliamentary election 2016

Montenegro wants to question two Russians over coup attempt

The Montenegrin Justice Ministry has sent to the Russian Justice Ministry a request to question two Russian citizens -- Eduard Vladimirovich Shirokov and Vladimir Nikolaievich Popov -- suspected of leading a criminal group that conspired to attack Montenegrin state institutions, assassinate Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and permanently destabilise the country.

Prosecutor: Russians masterminds of attempted attack in Montenegro

Montenegro's special state prosecutor Milivoje Katnic said on Sunday that two Russian nationalists were masterminds of a recent "attempted terrorist attack" that should have happened during Montenegro's parliamentary election on 16 October.

Montenegrin PM designate holds 1st round of talks with minorities

The candidate of the ruling Montenegrin Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) for the position of Prime Minister Designate, Dusko Markovic, on Wednesday wrapped up first consultations with ethnic minority representatives and the Social Democrats (SD) with whom he plans to form a new government following the 16 October election.

Russian Security Council chief on visit to Serbia

Serbia expelled several Russian nationals on suspicion of their involvement in preparing the alleged terrorist operations against Montenegro, the Belgrade media reported on Thursday, bringing into connection this scandal with the arrival of Secretary of the Security Council of Russia, Nikolai Patrushev, who is expected to meet with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.

Djukanovic won't continue as Montenegrin prime minister

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic will not continue as the government head despite just having won a close election race, a statement by his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) indicated Tuesday.

Serbia arrests people suspected of illegal activities against Montenegro

Vucic said that law enforcement authorities in Serbia had collected material evidence against the latest arrestees who had reportedly planned in Serbia "to conduct various illegal activities directed against the territory of Montenegro."

Montenegrin opposition refuses to recognize election result

The Montenegrin opposition said Monday evening that it will not recognize the result of parliamentary elections because of the influence of an alleged anti-terrorist raid carried out by police, the daily Vijesti reported online.

Vucic awaiting official info on arrests in Montenegro

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said in Belgrade on Monday he doubted that accusations of terrorism against 20 Serbian citizens arrested in Montenegro were founded.

Detention set for 14 Serbs over attempt to disrupt Montenegrin vote

Prosecutorial authorities in Montenegro on Monday reported that detention had been assigned to 14 out of 20 Serbian citizens arrested on Saturday night on suspicion of planning violent incidents in the capital of Podgorica and attacks on Prime Minister Mile Djukanovic and official institutions in order to disrupt Sunday's general election.

Montenegro election: DPS wins 35 seats, DF 18

Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic's Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) won Sunday's parliamentary election in Montenegro, but will not be able to form a government on its own.

Montenegro's Djukanovic set to extend 25-year reign reign

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) were on their way to extend their 25-year reign after winning the most votes in Sunday's tense election, projections indicated.

Belgrade has no comment on arrest of Serbian citizens in Montenegro

State officials in Belgrade on Sunday declined to comment on the Montenegrin police operation which resulted in the arrest of 20 Serbian citizens suspected of an alleged preparation of terrorist attacks, saying they would not comment on the incident until the end of parliamentary elections in Montenegro and until they get more information.

News of terrorism threat ups ante in nail-biting Montenegrin polls

Tensions went up by a notch during elections in Montenegro Sunday when police said they had arrested 20 Serbian nationals, accusing them of intent to destabilize the country by terrorism.

Djukanovic says Montenegro stable country, 20 terrorists from Serbia arrested

Montengrin police say they have arrested 20 Serbian nationals suspected of terrorist activities amid tense parliamentary elections that may end Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic’s 25 year-long reign.

Montenegro votes in election described as Russia vs. West

Montenegrins are voting in a parliamentary election that could determine whether the small Balkan state continues on its Western course or turns back to its traditional ally Russia.

Electioneering ban ahead of Sunday's Montenegro parl. polls

A ban on electioneering took effect on Saturday in Montenegro ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election, the tenth since the introduction of a multi-party system and the fourth since that former Yugoslav republic gained independence, and the vote will be a sort of referendum for or against NATO and European Union membership.

Montenegrin elections cast uncertainty on Djukanovic's 25-year reign

Milo Djukanovic has governed Montenegro since 1991, weathering Yugoslav wars, UN sanctions, and breaks with "sister" Serbia and "mother" Russia. But voters may on Sunday show that they have had enough of the suspicions of corruption always surrounding him.

Montenegro holding parliamentary election on Sunday

Montenegro is holding a parliamentary election on Sunday, the tenth since the introduction of a multi-party system and the fourth since it gained independence, and the vote will be a sort of referendum for or against NATO and European Union membership.