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A local artist stands  in the hall of a prison which he converted into a Museum in Kotor, Montenegro on August 4, 2007. In September he was evicted. One year after achieving independence from Serbia the country appears to be flourishing. With a beautiful coastline and the famous Kotor Bay the motor of the Montenegrin economy has been overflow tourism from Croatia. Much of the investment has come from Russia. In December 2006 Vladamir V. Putin valued Russian investments in Montenegro at about $2 billion, which is roughly equivalent to Montenegro?s annual GDP.  While Montenegrins are enjoying the economic fortune they also have their concerns about the origin of foreign money and the effect it will have on this small country of roughly 650,000 residents. It is already evident that the wealth generated on the coastline constrasts greatly with the poverty and the unemployment that still exists in the mountainous interior. ***SPAIN OUT.***
A local artist stands in the hall of a prison which he converted into a Museum in Kotor, Montenegro on August 4, 2007. In September he was evicted. One year after achieving independence from Serbia the country appears to be flourishing. With a beautiful coastline and the famous Kotor Bay the motor of the Montenegrin economy has been overflow tourism from Croatia. Much of the investment has come from Russia. In December 2006 Vladamir V. Putin valued Russian investments in Montenegro at about...
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Date28 Oct 2008
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