ACLED Europe Research Manager Lennart Landman examines Albania’s European Union accession prospects amidst the country’s internal political crisis and tensions with its neighbors. © 2019 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.
Relatively few demonstrations or violent incidents were reported last week in the Balkans, Southeastern Europe, and Eastern Europe. In EU member states, the last day of the European Parliament elections on 26 May and post-election period remained calm, with several
Last week, anti-government demonstrations in Albania, Serbia, and Romania continued. In Greece, there was again violence in support of hitman Koufodinas. In Ukraine, demonstration events were held in support of the sailors captured by Russia and fighting in the Donbass
Last week, anti-government protests in Europe increased, in particular in Serbia where tensions between the ruling party and anti-government protesters have heightened. A limited number of demonstrations were also held surrounding the Ukrainian presidential elections. Anti-government demonstrations in the Balkans,
2 April 2019: Data for more than 23,500 political violence and protest events across Eastern Europe are now available from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). Spanning 15 countries, the dataset encompasses Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the
ACLED has recorded over 2,000 political violence and protest events in the Balkans — defined as Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Serbia — since January 2018. Across all five countries, the most common event type is protests, the