A Year in Retrospect: What does the Russian invasion of Ukraine mean for Montenegro?

Nemanja Stankov / 19 May 2023

As we reflect on the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, its effects on Montenegro's political landscape are evident. Democratic backsliding seems to have advanced even with the EU’s continuous support of Montenegro's integration process. As Montenegro treads its path, balancing influences from East and West, it faces critical decisions for its future.

The article was written as part of the project "The Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Democratic Backsliding and External Actors’ Influence" led by the Prague Security Studies Institute, sponsored by National Endowment for Democracy (NED). For more information, visit: www.balkancrossroads.com.