04 Aug 15 Croatia Marks 1995 Victory with Military Parade

Croatia is organising a showpiece military parade in Zagreb to mark the 20th anniversary of its victorious Operation Storm which crushed Serb rebels in August 1995.

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04 Aug 15 Croatian Serb Refugee Artists Depict Lost Homeland

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Croatia Army’s Operation Storm, Croatian Serb artists who fled the military offensive displayed paintings and sculptures about the place they left behind.

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03 Aug 15 Murdered Croatian Serb Peace Advocate Commemorated

Croatian NGOs commemorated Dmitar Obradovic, former head of the Vrginmost municipality, who was murdered by Serb forces in 1992 after trying to broker peace between local Croats and Serbs.

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31 Jul 15 ‘Operation Storm’ War Crimes Site Launched in Croatia

Croatian NGOs launched an interactive site showing the findings of the UN war crimes court in The Hague about the Croatian military’s 1995 ‘Operation Storm’ ahead of its 20th anniversary next week.

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31 Jul 15 Serbia’s Plan for Refugees ‘Likely to Fail’

The new Serbian national strategy on refugees and displaced people will not help them resolve their problems, a refugee association warned.

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29 Jul 15 Croatian Anti-Fascists Commemorate 1941 Deaths of Serbs

The Anti-Fascist League of Croatia commemorated the deaths of around 1,000 Serbs who were killed by Nazi-allied Ustasa units in the town of Glina during July and August 1941.

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29 Jul 15 Serbs Announce ‘Operation Storm’ Anniversary Mourning

Serbia and Bosnia’s Serb-led entity Republika Srpska will hold a day of mourning to commemorate Serb victims of the Croatian Army’s Operation Storm on its 20th anniversary in August.

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27 Jul 15 Right-Wingers Target Croatian WWII Uprising Anniversary

Croatian Serbs and anti-fascist activists marked the anniversary of the 1941 anti-fascist uprising in the village of Srb despite being confronted by dozens of far-right protesters.

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23 Jul 15 UEFA Punishes Croatia for Football Match Swastika

Croatia was given a one-point deduction in the Euro 2016 tournament qualifiers after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch at a qualifying match in Split last month.

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23 Jul 15 Croatian President Apologises for Nazi Regime Deaths

President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic visited the World Centre for Holocaust Research in Jerusalem and expressed her “deepest regrets” about victims of the Nazi-allied regime in Croatia in WWII.

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20 Jul 15 Croatia, Serbia Trade Barbs Over ‘Storm’ Celebration

Politicians from Zagreb and Belgrade have been exchanging harsh words over the upcoming 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which saw Serb rebels’ hold over Croatian territory crushed.

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17 Jul 15 Croatia to Ask Australia to Extradite Japranin

Croatia's Justice Ministry has confirmed plans to seek the extradition from Australia of Predrag Japranin, a Croatian Serb accused of war crimes in Croatia in 1991.

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15 Jul 15 Croatia Court Refuses to Release 'Captain Dragan'

Split County Court on Wednesday denied a request to release the former Serb paramilitary commander, Dragan Vasiljkovic, known as ‘Captain Dragan’, from custody.

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15 Jul 15 Foreigners May Shun Croatia's 'Storm' Parade

The parade marking the 20th anniversary of Operation Storm, which defeated Serb rebels and reunited Croatian territory, will most likely pass off without the presence of US, UK and Germany, media say.

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10 Jul 15 Srebrenica Anniversary Commemorated in Kosovo and Croatia

Hundreds marched through the Kosovo town of Prizren to mark the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres, while a photographic exhibition is commemorating the victims in Zagreb.

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