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The years of the siege of Sarajevo stretch on inside the city's War Hostel, a place where visitors get a taste of daily life in a warzone. ... put an end to the Bosnian War but divided the country into two entities established along ethnic lines: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Republika Srpska.
Under an agreement signed in Brussels in 2013, the Kosovo government was supposed to set up a so-called Association of Serbian Municipalities, which ... and he accused Belgrade of wanting to create a Trojan horse, akin to Republika Srpska, the increasingly autonomous Serb entity inside Bosnia.

The largest protest was held last Saturday, on April 21, the day before the celebration of the Day of the City of Banja Luka, when thousands filled the city centre for a protest entitled ... Republika Srpska Interior Minister Dragan Lukac meanwhile defended the police, saying they had done all they could.
In March 1995, Radovan Karadzic, president of Republika Srpska, issued Directive 7, ordering his troops along the Drina river to create “an unbearable situation of ... In the smaller towns and villages Serbian soldiers would walk in and shoot Bosniak (Muslim) men in the back as they ploughed their fields.
Starting from September, when the new school year begins, pupils in high schools in Republika Srpska will have mandatory religion classes. ... and I am sure that most of the directors agree about this,” Dusko Djuric, director of a high school in the north-eastern town of Bijeljina, told SRNA News Agency.
After the Bosnian War (1992-1995), Bosnia and Herzegovina split mainly into two autonomous governments, the Bosniak and Croat-led Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Serbian-led Republika Srpska. The region handles foreign affairs and other matters as the sovereign nation of Bosnia and ...

In February, it was reported that at the beginning of 2019, NATO will hold exercises on the Manjaca training range near Banja Luka, the main city of Republika Srpska and use A-10 airplanes armed with Vulcan cannons, the ordnance of which carries “some type of depleted uranium.” This was reported, in ...
Today – 26 years after the siege began and 73 years since the city's second world war liberation – Sarajevo hopes to put much of that past to rest with the ... splitting the nation into two largely autonomous entities – the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska – along ethnic lines.
Instead of roaring into town amid throbbing engines and clouds of smoke, the tattooed, potbellied bikers arrived by car and minivan in Banja Luka, the capital of Republika Srpska, a would-be state born in bloodshed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Anxious about the cold weather, they left their bikes ...
Reflecting on the occupation of municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the spring of 1992, Stanisic's defence attorney, Wayne Jordash, claimed ... alias Captain Dragan, and the SDB at the moment when he established a training camp for Red Berets members in the village of Divic on the eve of an ...
The union of camp prisoners of Republika Srpska, Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, is seeking permission from the City of Sarajevo to build a cross on Kazani, on nearby Trebevic mountain, as a memorial for Serbs who were killed there during the 1992-5 war in Bosnia. “I hope that now they will allow us to ...
But, the fact that Republika Srpska's government invested a huge amount of money in the development of the Srebrenica Municipality, is also true. ... the Srebrenica Municipality, at the 2016 Local Elections, the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats candidate, Mladen Grujičić, became the city's mayor.
The town's city hall under its Serb mayor Mladen Grujicic awarded the distinction, the Golden Plaque of Srebrenica, to Mr Dodik, president of the autonomous Serb region of Bosnia, Republika Srpska, the N1 television channel said. The Mothers of Srebrenica, an organisation representing relatives of ...
When the Dayton Accords were signed in 1995, they established a complicated power-sharing structure consisting of two mostly autonomous regions, Republika Srpska (majority Serb) and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (majority Bosniak and Croat), as well as a weak national government.
But instead of uniting the territories into one single Serbian state with one parliament and army, the Serbs created two proto-states, Republika Srpska in ... The Erdut Agreement was signed in the village of Erdut on Nov 12, 1995, by Croatia and the Serbian authorities of Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and ...
For one, while a group called “Serbian Honor” does exist, Republika Srpska Police Minister Dragan Lukac has denied that it took part in the parade. ... empty claims of supposed ties between this obscure group and the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center established in the Serbian city of Nish in 2012.
Posters of Ratko Mladic went on display on Monday in the windows of the municipality building of East New Sarajevo in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity. “No one can blame just the Serbs and just one side in the war, and with this, we are not doing anything wrong and no one should be ...

Around 26 per cent returned to the Serb-majority Republika Srpska entity and two per cent to the Brcko District. Many of the returnees are impoverished, and most live in villages that are overwhelmingly populated by the elderly, while the younger people leave and move to cities or go abroad in order to find ...
The second stage, at the beginning of 2019, will be held at a test site near the main city of Republika Srpska, Banja Luka, in which 10 NATO A-10 aircraft will participate, carrying Vulcan missiles, in which allegedly “some type of depleted uranium” is used. Depleted uranium is well known to Serbs in Serbia ...
The second stage, at the beginning of 2019, will be held at a test site near the main city of Republika Srpska, Banja Luka, in which 10 NATO A-10 aircraft ... However, there is evidence that refugees from some areas that were bombed, such as the municipality of Hadzici, in 99% of cases died from cancer.
The former mayor of the town of Srebrenica, Camil Durakovic, will run for the post of president of Republika Srpska in the general elections in October, ... Srebrenica mayor Camil Durakovic confirmed on Friday that he will run for the post of president of Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska, ...
During his two terms as president of the Republika Srpska — and two more as prime minister — Mr. Dodik has ruffled more than a few feathers. Despite warnings from the international community, and in violation of a ruling from Bosnia's highest court, he pressed for a referendum in 2016 on whether to ...
As Belgraders went to the polls on Sunday to select the new city government, one voter in particular attracted attention for all the wrong reasons. Milorad Dodik, President of Republika Srpska, controversially cast a vote in the election, even though his permanent residence is presumed to be in Banja Luka in ...
After several hours of discussions on Saturday, the Serbian Democratic Party, the strongest member of Republika Srpska's opposition Alliance for Changes, ... included Bosnian Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Minister Mirko Sarovic and Mico Micic, mayor of the eastern Bosnian town of Bijeljina.
Honoring the defenders killed in the “defense of Dubrovnik” in the 1990s by the Montenegrin Ambassador to Zagreb, Bor Vucinic, a few days ago, caused a huge citizens' anger. Professor Radan Nikolic, president of the Association of War Veterans from 1990, estimates that this is a diplomatic scandal.
Since it is so close to the border, BiH citizens in cities near that location raised their voice demanding that the state does everything to protect their health, ... BiH state, and Republika Srpska as entity, relevant ministries are trying to convince the Croatian authorities to find another location, but for now their ...
An energy company in Bosnia's mainly Serbian entity, Republika Srpska, has threatened to suspend delivery of gas to the city of Sarajevo by the end of February, unless an agreement is reached on prices. Its dispute is with the energy company BH-Gas, which is owned by the Federation of Bosnia and ...
He was also found to have had "significant responsibility" for the 1995 genocide of over 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. For the Markale massacre, the court also sentenced Dragoslav Milosevic, commander of the Sarajevo-Romanija Corps of the Army of Republika Srpska, to 29 years in prison, ...
Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache is known for his connections with Vladimir Putin (he was supported by Putin's United Russia when he ran for the Austrian presidency, and almost won), and right-wing extremists all over the world, including Milorad Dodik, president of Republika Srpska.
Bosniaks traditionally see Turkey as an international patron, a sentiment reinforced by Russia's ever-growing presence in Republika Srpska, the ... While Sarajevo insists on a northern route passing through the towns of Brčko and Tuzla, Serbia, along with Republika Srpska, prefers a connection via the ...
However, it is not clear which position Ivanic will be nominated for - as member of the state presidency, or as President of Republika Srpska. ... of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Vukota Govedarica, MP in the RS parliament and president of the SDS, and Mico Micic, the mayor of the town of Bijeljina.
With an aim to alleviate the effects of the catastrophic floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) in 2014, the implementation of the second phase of the Flood Recovery Programme started. Programme, valued at 15 milion euro, is funded by the European Union, in the amount of 12,5 million euro, ...
... of Federation of BiH, the Government of Republika Srpska, municipal and city authorities and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in BiH. ... The program is being implemented in 44 municipalities/cities: Banja Luka, Bijeljina, Bratunac, Brod, Cazin, Doboj, Doboj Istok, Domaljevac-Šamac, ...
This is not good news for Dodik, the Republika Srpska or the whole region. Questioned ... Compared to Republika Srpska, South Ossetia is a dismal place. It is only ... Essentially, it serves as a Russian military base – which is built on the bulldozed villages where ethnic Georgians lived until August 2008.
This is not good news for Dodik, the Republika Srpska or the whole region. Questioned ... Compared to Republika Srpska, South Ossetia is a dismal place. It is only ... Essentially, it serves as a Russian military base – which is built on the bulldozed villages where ethnic Georgians lived until August 2008.
Two two-year-olds from the city of Nis, Jakov and Vuk, died just before the New Year 2018 arrived. .... The media reported also that in one of the war's most stricken towns, Foca, “hooligans from Belgrade traditionally celebrated the inception of Republika Srpska by illuminating the whole town by the fire of ...
The force, the website claimed, was being trained in a Russian centre in the Serbian city of Nis. Milorad Dodik, leader of a Bosnian Serb nationalist party and president of Republika Srpska - a semi-autonomous entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina that was created in 1995 under the Dayton peace ...
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Bosnian Serb leaders have held the biggest celebrations ever to mark the Day Of Republika Srpska, a disputed “statehood day” in the ... There was an increased police presence early on January 9 in Banja Luka, where the city center was closed to vehicle traffic.
Since the Yugoslav war of the 1990s, Europe and the United States have openly supported the Bosnian Muslims. The Americans were the first to choose them as their new “our sons of bitches.” The Europeans first focused on the Croatians but later preferred the Bosnians. While western mass media told ...
Bosnian Croat representatives in the western town of Tomislavgrad, at a meeting of the local cantonal assembly on Monday, adopted a declaration that ... and many Bosnian Croats, advocate the formation of a new entity in Bosnia, which would be Croat-dominated, similar to the Serb-led Republika Srpska.
One problem is that authority over this field has been divided in Bosnia between the two entities, Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia. The RS Inspectorate ... With the holiday season in full swing, it can be hard to find a place to stay in Sarajevo or in other larger cities in Bosnia. Rental prices of ...
The only alternative for partygoers will be a smaller celebration that will take place at the nearby Jadran Square, organized by the Skopje municipality of Centar. It will offer ... The party continues the next day with city officials putting on a curtain raiser to set the mood for the main event on Sunday. This gig in ...
Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik asked the Serb member of the tripartite Bosnian presidency to oppose a UN General Assembly resolution ... The UN General Assembly maintains that the Jerusalem issue should be resolved between Israel and the Palestinians, who also claim the city as their ...
Ratko Mladic was first indicted by the ICTY on July 24, 1995 immediately following his capture of the town of Srebrenica in the same month. ... The same indictment charged Radovan Karadzic, president of the Republika Srpska, and the political authority parallel to Mladic's military authority, with the same ...
Marinko's family are reminiscing because after more than 20 years of political and ethnic divisions that turned Sarajevo into two cities, the city is coming ... Even though it was formalised in 2006 as the capital of Republika Srpska, Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, only the occasional sign saying “Welcome to ...
A huge round of applause filled the lobby of Sarajevo's City Hall on Tuesday as 100 fingers hit the right notes of Albert Lavignac's 'Galop Marche' together, ... gathered the 20 music students from music schools in the Bosniak-Croat part of Sarajevo and from the part of the city located in Republika Srpska.
Kraljevic went on to become mayor of Vlasenica after serving as an MP in the Serb-run Republika Srpska as a member of the SNSD, the party of Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik. In 2003 he was fined 4,000 marks (some 2,000 euros, $2,300) for the 2010 kidnapping of an MP who had refused to switch ...
Sarajevo city authorities recently proudly presented what they said was the biggest flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina ever created, which was then erected on ... Yet, 74 years on, many Bosnian citizens, especially those living in Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska, do not observe the date as a ...
Ratko Mladic's ideology lives on in Republika Srpska ... out of their homes in the village of Biljani, in western Bosnia, separating the men and women. ... it was "not convinced" of genocidal intent in six other municipalities.
Both towns are now part of the Republika Srpska, a political entity recognised by the 1995 Dayton Accords that divided Bosnia and ...


 

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