News Roundup, Tuesday, 14.10.2014 (1): Republika Srpska, Elections 2014

BELGRADE – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Belgrade for the Serbian military parade is a great honour for Serbia as well as for Republika Srpska, since Srpska President Milorad Dodik has very good relations with the Russian leader, military and political analyst Miroslav Lazanski told Srna.

BIJELJINA – During this year’s anti-hail defence season 109 rockets worth BAM65,000 have been fired in the Bijeljina area, spokesman of the Srpska Anti-Hail Protection Authority Tihomir Dejanovic told Srna.

SEKOVICI – The Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) has provided €100,000 for the reconstruction of the Petar Drugi Petrovic Njegos Secondary School in Sekovici, which was damaged in the May floods.


SARAJEVO – In line with the defined schedule, the first count of votes from the recent general election in BiH will begin on October 16 at the Main Count Centre in Sarajevo, Central Election Commission spokeswoman Maksida Piric said on Tuesday.

BANJALUKA – SNSD-DNS-SP coalition candidate for Srpska president Milorad Dodik has said that with his victory in the recent general election relations between Srpska and Serbia will improve even further.

MOSCOW – The Russian Institute of Strategic Research has congratulated Milorad Dodik on the ‘deserved’ victory in the Srpska presidential election and wished him to work many more years for the benefit of the Serb people.