Republika Srpska, the Bosnian Serb entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has threatened secession and blockades. Why are they playing with fire? This week on Conflict Zone is Prime Minister Zeljka Cvijanovic.
Republika Srpska is an autonomous part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It lives off EU funds without adopting EU values and struggles to come to terms with its brutal past. PM Zeljka Cvijanovic is on Conflict Zone this week.
The Catalan referendum has been closely followed in the successor states of the former Yugoslavia. Separatist movements are still active here – and their voices are growing louder.
A vote on a national holiday has reignited ethnic tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Bosnian Serbs voting despite a ban by the country's constitutional court. Many see the referendum as a test run for secession.
The Balkan country wants to negotiate with Brussels about joining the 28-member bloc. But, with its complex political structure, some lawmakers are crying foul. Zdravko Ljubas reports from Sarajevo.
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