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Serbia elects 1st female and 1st openly gay premier - SFGate (blog)

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbian lawmakers elected Ana Brnabic as prime minister on Thursday, making history by choosing both the conservative Balkan nation's first female prime minister and its first openly gay leader. Parliament voted 157-55 to approve ...and more »

The West backs Balkan autocrats to keep the peace, again - The Economist

ON JUNE 23RD, in the presence of as many foreign dignitaries as he could muster, Aleksandar Vucic had himself anointed president of Serbia. The former prime minister, elected on April 2nd, had taken the oath of office in May, but decided to stage a big ...and more »

Serbia set for first openly gay leader - Financial Times

Ana Brnabic would like to be known for her policy work on egovernment rather than her sexuality. “Hopefully this will blow over in three or four days, and then I won't be known as the gay minister,” she said when appointed to Serbia's cabinet last year ...and more »

Serbia Gets Its First Female, and First Openly Gay, Premier - New York Times

BELGRADE, Serbia — When President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia nominated Ana Brnabic to the powerful post of prime minister this month, the West hailed it as a landmark decision that put her on course to become the country's first female and first ...and more »

Corrections: July 1, 2017 - New York Times

INTERNATIONAL. Because of an editing error, an article on Thursday about the new prime minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, referred incorrectly to her political affiliation. She is backed by the Serbian Progressive Party, but she is not a member of any ...and more »

Is The Power Of The Kosovo Myth Fading? - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (far left) leads official St. Vitus's Day commemorations in Belgrade on June 28. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend · Share on LinkedIn. Print ...and more »

Leaders Of Kosovo, Serbia Agree To Pursue Renewed Dialogue - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia said on June 28 that they favor the idea of renewed talks in order to ease months of tensions between Pristina and Belgrade. In a Facebook post, Kosovar President Hashim Thaci said on June 28 that he had called Serbian ...and more »

Serbia's first female PM sticks to EU path - EURACTIV

Ana Brnabić, Serbian prime minister hopeful, speaks during the Serbian chamber of commerce meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, 22 June 2017. [Koca Suljemanović/ EPA]. Comments Print Facebook LinkedIn Google + Twitter WhatsApp Email. Serbia's first female ...and more »

Tokens and Taboos in Serbia - Balkan Insight (blog)

Pinkwashing or not, the appointment of Ana Brnabic as PM was a good move for human rights in Serbia. Ana Brnabic is one of the very few openly out people in a country where attacks on LGBT people are still common. Photo: Beta. Since the assassination ...and more »

Gay politician takes office as Serbia's Prime Minister - PinkNews

History has been made in Serbia, as out politician Ana Brnabić takes office as the country's Prime Minister. Ms Brnabić, 41, was nominated for the position two weeks ago by right-wing President Aleksandar Vučić, and is expected to be confirmed by the ...and more »