Dragana Trifkovic

Versions of names: Драгана Трифковић, Драгана Трифкович, Dragana Trifković
Serbia

Dragana Trifkovic is a Serbian journalist, politician, and director of the Center for Geostrategic Studies. She is the head of the Belgrade Centre of Strategic Research and a regular commentator for the Russian state-controlled media. 2016 she was expelled from the Democratic Party of Serbia. Dragana Trifkovic was making regular reportages from the war in Donbas from 2014 to 2016. She was one of the observers of the so-called parliamentary elections in the DNR in November 2014. In October 2015, she illegally visited Crimea as part of a delegation from Serbia that featured politicians from the ultranationalist Serbian Movement Dveri and national-conservative Democratic Party of Serbia.

Missions

Individual observers at the 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea

identified

Српски покрет Двери / The Serbian Movement Dveri

Institutional affiliation to Institutional affiliation to the Center for Geostrategic Studies

Official function: Institutional affiliation to Institutional affiliation to the Belgrade Centre of Strategic Research

The general impression is that the elections occurred in a good atmosphere and were conducted in a highly transparent manner. At any moment, anyone could follow the course of the elections through video surveillance, as well as the process of counting votes after the closure of polling stations.

AFRIC observers at the 2018 Zimbabwean general elections

identified

Српски покрет Двери / The Serbian Movement Dveri

Institutional affiliation to the Center for Geostrategic Studies

Official function: Institutional affiliation to the Belgrade Centre of Strategic Research

Corresponding elections

illegitimate
The overwhelming majority of the world’s nations does not recognise Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014, while international institutions such as the OSCE ODIHR considered Russian elections held in Crimea as illegitimate and did not send international election observers there. In their turn, Ukrainian authorities warned that any participation in the electoral process in Crimea would be illegal.
legitimate
On 30 July 2018, Zimbabwe held general elections to elect the president and members of both houses of parliament. For the first time since 2002, Western institutions sent several missions to monitor the elections in Zimbabwe following the coup d’état in 2017.