Balkan EU hopefuls shaken by Brexit

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“This is the biggest political earthquake since the fall of the Berlin wall,” Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said.

Balkan EU hopefuls shaken by Brexit


When Britain voted to leave the European Union, pro-Russians in Serbia were quick to proclaim the bloc's death: they lit candles and laid flowers in front of the EU headquarters in Belgrade and declared the country's efforts to join the 28-nation club null and void.

As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the mock death certificate published by a Kremlin-backed group may be a bit premature, but Serbia and other Balkan nations that suffered through wars and violent breakups of their states i...


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