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1941: The Year That Keeps Returning by Slavko Goldstein – review
This remarkable book about Yugoslavia gives genocide a human face On 6 April 1941, Hitler's armies marched into Yugoslavia, responding to a military coup in which Serbian officers had overthrown a pro-Nazi government, thus endangering German strategy in the Balkans. In less than a fortnight the country capitulated, overwhelmed by the Germans' superior firepower. Peripheral regions of the ...(4/23/2014 3:17:34 PM)
Croatia extradites ex-spy to Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A former top spy in Yugoslavia's feared secret service has been extradited to Germany, where he is wanted in connection with murder of a political dissident 31 years ago.(4/17/2014 2:16:57 PM)
Croatia extradites ex-spy to Germany over dissident's 1983 murder
A former top spy in Yugoslavia's feared secret service has been extradited to Germany, where he is wanted in connection with murder of a political dissident 31 years ago.(4/17/2014 3:11:32 PM)
Bosnians aren't arguing about national identity now: this is an economic war | Andrej Nikolaidis
The Tuzla protests are a product of the anger of the poor against the political elites – they want to know where their money is When asked about the French Revolution, Zhou Enlai, the first premier of the People's Republic of China, apocryphally answered: "It's too soon to tell." However, when it comes to the continuing protests in Bosnia-Herzegovina, it's not too soon to tell that they are not ...(4/23/2014 8:26:53 PM)
Croatian court rules to extradite Yugoslav-era spy chief to Germany
A Croatian court ruled on Thursday that the head of former Yugoslavia's secret service can be extradited to Germany where he is wanted for the killing of a dissident in 1983. Former spy chief Zdravko Mustac was arrested on January 1 along with a subordinate, Josip Perkovic, the day Croatia amended its extradition laws to end a dispute with the European Union that had clouded its accession to the ...(3/27/2014 11:17:51 AM)
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Michael Butorovich passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Lewiston, Idaho. He was born on March 25, 1932, in Butte, Montana, to immigrant parents from Yugoslavia.(4/22/2014 4:50:22 PM)
Bosnia goes from the battlefield to the World Cup
From the ashes of civil war to glory on the football field, Bosnia will be making its first World Cup appearance in Brazil. Hardly a household name in European football, Bosnia played its first match as an independent nation in 1995 as the war ended following the bloody breakup of Yugoslavia. Nearly two decades later, the Bosnians made history when Vedad Ibisevic scored in the 1-0 win over ...(4/10/2014 6:01:41 AM)
Queen Marija Karađorđević "rehabilitated"
BELGRADE -- The High Court in Belgrade on Monday announced that it reached a decision to "rehabilitate" Queen Marija Karađorđević of Yugoslavia. The court also declared null and void a decree from 1947 that stripped her of citizenship and property.(4/14/2014 8:29:08 AM)
Dutch police arrest Balkan war crimes suspect: prosecutors
A man wanted in Croatia on suspicion of war crimes during the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s has been arrested in the Netherlands, the public prosecutor said on Friday. Milutin Graic, 41, is alleged to have been a member of an ethnic Serb militia that drove ethnic Croats out of the Krajina region, where ethnic Serbs set up a statelet in 1991 in an attempt to break away from newly ...(3/28/2014 7:44:18 AM)
Macedonia holds presidential election
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia holds a presidential election Sunday, its fifth since the Balkan country gained independence following the breakup of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.(4/12/2014 3:48:14 PM)
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