Projections point to victory for Serbia’s populist president

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and his populist right-wing party appeared headed to victory in Sunday’s national election, extending a decade-long authoritarian rule in the Balkan country, according to early pollsters’ projections. The IPSOS and CESID pollsters, which have proven reliable in previous Serbian ballots, predicted Vučić would end up with nearly 60% of the votes. […]

Lithuania abandons Russian gas imports, urges EU to do the same

Lithuania’s energy ministry said they had completely abandoned Russian gas imports in response to the war in Ukraine. “We are the first EU country among Gazprom’s supply countries to gain independence from Russian gas supplies, and this is the result of a multi-year coherent energy policy and timely infrastructure decisions,” said Dainius Kreivys, the country’s […]