Although Habsburg rule was more oppressive than Ottoman and exploited the local Serb majority, the latter did benefit from self-government, including an autonomous militia, and economic integration with the Habsburg monarchy—reforms that contributed to the growth of the Serb middle class and were continued by the Ottomans "in the interest of law and order". Serbia's population increased rapidly from 270,000 to 400,000, but the decline of Habsburg power in the region provoked the second Great Serb Migration (1737–39).
The few tourists who still come to Russia tend to be from Turkey, Cuba, Serbia, the UAE and India. The new wave of the coronavirus does not put them off at all.Getting a visa and maskless Moscow...Alain had been trying to go to Russia on a work visa since 2020 ... “Russian visas are usually not easy to get.
This has led to a boom in Russian vaccine tourists heading to nations such as Serbia, which allow visa-free travel from Russia... Filatovksaya said that Serbia was an “obvious” option at first, as Russians didn’t require visas to go there and the country offered the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines to all citizens.
Serbia does not recognise Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008 ...AIBA said that prior to awarding the World championships to Belgrade, it received assurances from the host city that all athletes and officials would receive entry visas regardless of the status of diplomatic relations between their country and Serbia.
"The HNF (host NationalFederation) MUST guarantee that all AIBA officials, participating team delegations as well as all participants receive an entry visa from the national authorities, without any discrimination and regardless of the status of diplomatic relationships of their country with Serbia," read the host city agreement. .
Russia on Saturday recorded 1000 Covid-related deaths in a single day for the first time since the pandemic began ... This week, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said ... Serbia - which Russians can enter without a visa - is one nation where visitors can get a jab of a vaccine such as Pfizer, and open up the possibility of travelling around the world. - BBC ....
Serbia and Montenegro are the litmus test for European integration... Montenegro has been negotiating for nine years, Serbia for eight years ... The same feelings exist between ordinary citizens in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo ... Kosovo is asking for visa liberalization, and is not getting it.
Jeev Milkha Singh, the torchbearer of Indian golf, has been recognised for his outstanding achievements and granted the prestigious DubaiGolden Visa — becoming the first professional golfer to be bestowed with the honour ... “I’m really honoured and humbled that the Dubai government has considered me for the Golden Visa.
Moldovan authorities have reportedly refused to grant a visa for Dinamo Zagreb's Lirim Kastrati, which means the Kosovar player won't be able to play in a match on August 17 unless they back down ...Moldova’s Foreign Affairs Ministry indicated that the visa hold-up is related to its negative stance toward Kosovo’s independence.
Szunyog denied that the visa liberalization issue was being used as a “carrot” in the EU-led Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, describing the two as completely separate processes ... The EU ambassador refused to predict when visa liberalisation may be granted, but stated that a positive decision would be more likely if Kosovo does its homework.
The leaders of Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania agreed ...And then they can look at having their people and goods circulate freely amongst themselves – because thanks to visas from Brussels, the people of Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia already enjoy free travel in the EU.