bosnian-serbs-unveil-monument-to-russian-war-volunteers-04-12-2017
12 Apr 17 Bosnian Serbs Unveil Monument to Russian War Volunteers

Bosnian Serbs in Visegrad, which was majority-Bosniak before the war, inaugurated a monument in the shape of an Orthodox Christian cross dedicated to Russian volunteers who fought on the Serb side, angering war victims’ groups.

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bosnian-serbs-to-honour-russian-military-volunteers-04-04-2017
04 Apr 17 Bosnian Serbs to Honour Russian Volunteer Fighters

A monument in the shape of a cross will be unveiled near the town of Visegrad to honour the Russian volunteers who fought in the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-95 war, causing anger among victims’ groups.

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croatian-serbs-boycotting-wwii-camp-jasenovac-commemoration-03-27-2017
27 Mar 17 Croatian Serbs Boycott WWII Camp Commemoration

Croatia’s main Serb organisation will again boycott the annual state commemoration at the WWII concentration camp Jasenovac because a plaque with an Ustasa fascist slogan was installed near the site.

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27 Mar 17 Kosovo Village Commemorates 241 Killed in 1999

Residents of Krusha e Madhe/Velika Krusa commemorated the deaths of 241 people killed in March 1999 by Serbian forces and called for Belgrade to be pressurised to bring the perpetrators to justice.

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serbia-marks-18th-anniversary-of-nato-bombing-03-24-2017
24 Mar 17 Serbia Mourns 1999 Bombing Victims; Kosovo Thanks NATO

Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of NATO bombing of Yugoslavia with a ceremony in Grdelica, where a passenger train was hit - but Kosovo officials gave thanks for the Western military intervention.

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24 Mar 17 US Holocaust Envoy Warns Croatia About Fascist Symbols

On a visit to Croatia, the US State Department envoy for Holocaust issues warned the authorities that symbols of the WWII fascist Ustasa movement are offensive to victims and their families.

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serbian-military-museum-commemorates-victims-of-nato-bombing-03-23-2017
23 Mar 17 Serbia Exhibits Weapon That Downed US Stealth Bomber

Commemorating the victims of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, the anti-aircraft rocket launcher that shot down a US F-117A aircraft stealth bomber in 1999 went on display at Belgrade’s Military Museum.

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22 Mar 17 Serbian Architects Urge Conservation of Bombed Defence HQ

Serbia’s Academy of Architecture said the government should not demolish part of the NATO-bombed Yugoslav Defence Ministry building in Belgrade because it is listed as a protected cultural monument.

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serbs-commemorate-anniversary-of-deadly-kosovo-unrest-03-17-2017
17 Mar 17 Serbs Commemorate Anniversary of Deadly Kosovo Unrest

Serbian officials and Kosovo Serbs commemorated the anniversary of ethnic unrest in Kosovo in March 2004, when 19 people died and several thousand fled their homes.

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croatia-jews-boycotting-wwii-concentration-camp-commemoration-03-16-2017
16 Mar 17 Croatia Jews to Boycott Concentration Camp Commemoration

Croatia’s largest Jewish community group will boycott the state commemoration at the WWII concentration camp in Jasenovac, arguing the government hasn’t acted to stop the display of fascist symbols.

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serbia-marks-fourteen-anniversary-of-djindjic-murder-03-10-2017
12 Mar 17 Serbia Marks 14th Anniversary of PM Djindjic’s Murder

Serbia is marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003, with relatives, supporters and political colleagues paying tribute to the slain reformist leader.

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08 Mar 17 Serbian Anti-War Film Director Commemorated

Lazar Stojanovic, who died at the weekend, was commemorated as a politically-committed film-maker, journalist and author who was jailed under communism and opposed the wars of the 1990s.

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croatian-govt-forms-dealing-with-past-council-03-02-2017
02 Mar 17 Croatia to Review Use of Fascist, Communist Symbols

The Croatian government has set up a council that will examine how to deal with the legacy of the WWII-era fascist and post-WWII communist regimes in the country.

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law-on-staro-sajmiste-provoke-criticism-in-serbia-02-23-2017
01 Mar 17 Serbian Draft Holocaust Legislation Sparks Criticism

A leaked draft of legislation on setting up a new state body to commemorate Holocaust victims in Serbia has been criticised for allegedly glossing over the role played by Belgrade’s Nazi-allied WWII administration.

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serbian-ngo-s-reminded-on-strpci-crime-02-27-2017
27 Feb 17 Serbian Activists Commemorate Strpci Train Massacre

Rights activists marked the 24th anniversary of the abduction and subsequent massacre of 20 passengers from a train in Strpci in Bosnia, calling on the Serbian authorities to finally prosecute those responsible.

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