Serbian Party Oathkeepers


The Serbian Party Oathkeepers (Serbian Cyrillic: Српска странка Заветници, romanized: Srpska stranka Zavetnici; abbr. ССЗ, SSZ) is a minor far-right ultranationalist and national-conservative political party in Serbia.

Serbian Party Oathkeepers
Српска странка Заветници
Srpska stranka Zavetnici
AbbreviationSSZ
Zavetnici
PresidentStefan Stamenkovski
SpokespersonMilica Đurđević
Founded15 February 2012; 9 years ago (2012-02-15)
HeadquartersBelgrade, Serbia
Ideology
Political positionFar-right[1][4][2][7]
ReligionSerbian Orthodox Church
ColorsBlue and White
Slogan"For a free Serbia"
За слободну Србију
National Assembly
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Assembly of Vojvodina
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City Assembly of Belgrade
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Website
http://zavetnici.rs/

The party's previous name was Serbian Movement Oathkeepers (Serbian: Српски сабор Заветници / Srpski sabor Zavetnici). The party defines itself as a conservative and russophilic political party and it opposes membership to European Union and NATO. It participated in the 2020 Serbian parliamentary election.

Parliamentary elections


They participated in the parliamentary election in 2014 under a coalition called "Patriotic Front" but the coalition only got 4,514 votes. They also participated in the parliamentary election that took in 2016 in which they got 27,690 votes.

Electoral results


National Assembly of Serbia
Year Leader Popular vote  % of popular vote # of seats Seat change Coalitions Government
2014 Milica Đurđević 4,514 0.13%
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Patriotic front non-parliamentary
2016 27,690 0.73%
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non-parliamentary
2020 45,950 1.43%
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non-parliamentary

References


  1. "Serbian Ultranationalists Making Mark Despite Failure At The Ballot Box". RFE/RL. 12 March 2018.
  2. "Ekstremizam - Kako prepoznati društveno zlo" (PDF). helsinki.org.rs (in Serbian). Helsinški odbor za ljudska prava u Srbiji. October 2014.
  3. "Digitalni šovinizam na Fejsbuku: Dani srpskih nacionalističkih mrmota". voice.org.rs (in Serbian). VOICE. 15 March 2020.
  4. "Desno od Vučića i naprednjaka". slobodnaevropa.org (in Serbian). Radio Slobodna Evropa. 25 January 2018.
  5. "Migranti i vakcina glavne teme za desnicu u Srbiji". boom93.com (in Serbian). Boom93. 16 May 2020.
  6. "ZAVETNICI u centrali Putinove stranke; formira se srpski lobi u Rusiji!". srbin.info (in Serbian). Srbin Info. 12 December 2017.
  7. Dejan Kožul, ed. (24 June 2020). "Eric Gordy: SNS bi se zbog Kosova mogao raskoliti". portalnovosti.com (in Serbian). Novosti.