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Los Angeles - Oleg Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long film and TV career in Hollywood, died Monday.
We were filming in Montenegro - then part of Yugoslavia - and surviving on a diet comprised primarily of thick, bulk-produced yogurt procured from local mountain farmers.
He later covered the war in former Yugoslavia for Reuters from 1993 to 1995 before serving as Sarajevo bureau chief after the conflict.
Sarajevo, May 19 (AFP) A Bosnian woman today became one of just a dozen female former fighters to be indicted for war crimes during the 1990s conflicts in the ...
The second question was "Do you believe that the Republic of Croatia should remain part of Yugoslavia as a united federal state (according to the proposal by the Republic of Serbia and the socialist Republic of Montenegro for the resolution of the ...
"This defendant hid the fact that he was a member of a unit involved in atrocities in the former Yugoslavia," Acting U.S.
The Office of the High Representative was created in 1995 to oversee the Dayton peace Agreement signed by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia that formally ended the 1992-1995 ...
Cleveland - An Akron, Ohio, man was ordered deported on Tuesday for failing to disclose his involvement in a military unit engaged in war crimes in the former Yugoslavia, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The violent protests in Macedonia's parliament in late April are just one recent reminder of the deep-seated tensions that remain in the Balkans decades after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. With these tensions rising in the ...
The capitals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Azerbaijan became brotherly cities back in 1972 as parts of two today nonexistent states - Yugoslavia and the USSR, says an article dedicated to the 45th anniversary of these relations, published by the ...
His stint at ICJ is not his first, in fact in 1993, he was the youngest lawyer to have appeared in the ICJ as counsel for Bosnia in the genocide case against (the then) Yugoslavia. According to Chambers and Partners (2014), Qureshi, "delivers the goods ...
Despite being ordered to return to Moscow and disappointing fans, Vidov moved to the United States by way of Austria, Yugoslavia and Italy in 1985. He was effectively excommunicated from Soviet Cinema, and state-owned TV stations dropped his movies.
Man Ordered Deported for hiding Yugoslavia war Activities. A federal judge has ordered an Ohio man removed from the U.S. for hiding his involvement with a Serbian army unit that committed atrocities in the former Yugoslavia. | May 16, 2017, at 6:39 p.m..
Fifty-nine-year-old Akron resident Ilija Josipovic (IL'-yuh joh-si-POHV'-ik) pleaded guilty this year to possession of immigration documents procured by fraud.
The breakup of Yugoslavia, and the declaration of independence by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992, sparked interethnic carnage in which Bosnian Serbs, Croats and Muslims butchered one another and were murdered with a brutality and ...
A FREELANCE American journalist, Brian Hall, was one of the last outsiders permitted to freely take a tour of Yugoslavia during the final days of its existence.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man who hid his involvement with a Serbian army unit that committed atrocities in the former Yugoslavia has been ordered removed from the U.S.. Fifty-nine-year-old Akron resident Ilija Josipovic (IL'-yuh joh-si-POHV'-ik ...
On every network of crises in the European Continent and beyond, Southern Slavs, especially the Serbs, although they may have partially carried the blame of starting a war (as it was the case in World War I or in the recent conflicts that turned ...
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - Forty years in the making, now a Rio Rancho woman can finally call herself an author at the ripe age of 83.
The Serbian Project for a New Yugoslavia, and Albania, must receive the response of Albanian political doctrine that should be understood as a defensive ...
Goran Markovic (the Serbian director of the film), Philip David (a Serbian writer), cherished companions from Vreme and Danas, you are (exactly as when I first met you a quarter-century ago at the dawn of the wars in Yugoslavia, not far from where we ...
We'd emigrated from Yugoslavia (now Serbia) when the wars began. I was in charge of looking after my 7-year-old sister, and all we did was play games in the dining room we had renamed the "Nintendo Room.
Her followers would make offerings at the temple, hold parades, play games and have masquerades. 2 Sorry, she's tied up: In the former Yugoslavia, children would tie up their moms on Mother's Day. Mom could get free only if she paid her children with ...
Hoxha took his Stalinist purity to the extent of shunning even other communist states that had flirted with revisionism, quarrelling first with Josip Broz Tito's Yugoslavia on behalf of Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union, then with post-Stalin Moscow on ...
His assailant was a member of the League of Communist youth of Yugoslavia, SKOJ, whose stated motive was Levy' support for the Kosovo Albanians and for the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. After throwing the cake, activists of SKOJ unfurled a ...
It was Yugoslavia in the truest sense of the name," says Rezac Hukanovic, a journalist and publisher who is an Omarska camp survivor.
Miles was moved to create the track after seeing photographs of children who had been victims of the war in the former Yugoslavia, brought home by his father on a humanitarian mission. There was also a practical element to Miles's composition: in the ...
You might think that Pajtim Statovci pre-qualifies as an original voice. My Cat Yugoslavia (Pantheon), the debut novel by this 27-year-old gay Muslim Kosovan refugee to Finland, just issued in a splendid English translation by David Hackston, could ...
As Yugoslavia began to unravel in the early 1990s, George H. W. Bush's administration seemed inclined to let the leading European powers manage the situation.
The missing medals are, from left to right, the New Zealand Operational Service Medal, NZ General Service Medal - Sinai Clasp, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Medal, former Yugoslavia Clasp, East Timor Medal, NZ armed forces Award, NZ Defence ...
After the collapse of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the buildings of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s were dismissed as "Communist architecture.
Co-founder of the Benetton Group, Luciano Benetton, has brought work by over 900 artists from Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Macedonia and ...
Following the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, the UAE extended its peacekeeping further afield. With only minimal economic ties with the Balkan states, the UAE had previously paid little attention to the region, although Yugoslavia did ...
Besides Yugoslavia, and other big countries from the West with large armies, only Greece and Albania were fighting for freedom.
But this had come too late: at the 1947 meeting of Europe's Communist Parties (Cominform), Yugoslavia's League of Communists (KPJ), prompted by the Soviets, condemned the PCF for disarming its partisans at the end of the war and committing to a ...
tennis - former Yugoslavian Davis Cup captain Radmilo Armenulic says that Novak Djokovic should re-hire Boris Becker in a bid to regain his form and confidence.
"In my opinion, bringing Becker back would be the best course of action as he played the best tennis of his life after the German had joined his team," added the 76-year old, who steered Yugoslavia to Davis Cup semi-finals in 1988, 1989 and 1991 ...
Serbia has for the first time recognized the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Germans at the end of World War II. From a pre-war population of 550000, only ...
A successful war leader-turned-outstanding statesman, Marshal Tito showed how to subsume narrow ethnic identities into an inclusive nationalism and temper ideology with pragmatism as he led fractious Yugoslavia on an independent, peaceful and ...
A cementing aspect of the old project of unity, one that saw the creation of Tito's Yugoslavia, was Kosovo; central to the current Albanian project of consolidation and security is the increasing influence of figures within southern Serbia and ...
In 1952 the director of the state-run beverage company Slovenijavino, in the former Yugoslavia, insisted that it produce something comparable to Coca-Cola.
A successful war leader-turned-outstanding statesman, Marshal Tito showed how to subsume narrow ethnic identities into an inclusive nationalism and temper ideology with pragmatism as he led fractious Yugoslavia on an independent, peaceful and ...
"When Yugoslavia collapsed, it was assumed that none of this earlier history was important," one official said to me recently.
Winner of Finland's highest literary honor for best debut novel, My Cat Yugoslavia is an elegant, allegorical portrait of lives lived at the margin, minorities within minorities in a new land.
Melania was raised away from the glamour of New York high society in a concrete tower block in then Yugoslavia during the rule of Marshal Josip Tito.
Poles, Greeks, the people from the former Yugoslavia, they all worked and they worked their guts out and their kids have done well at school.
In 1980, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, died three days before his 88th birthday. In 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat signed an accord on Palestinian autonomy that granted self-rule in the Gaza ...
I was a young man on my first extensive trip abroad. I stayed with Mama Lepa (Leposava Mihailovic, my sister-in-law's mother).
Much of the 90-minute The Constitution is set in an apartment building in Zagreb, the capital and largest city of Croatia, which had been part of Marshal Tito's Yugoslavia until that multicultural nation-state's rather violent breakup in the 1990s ...
As Serbia and Montenegro they were runners-up in 2004, also getting to the 2006 semi-finals; and as part of Yugoslavia, they were champions in the inaugural U21 event of 1978, runners-up in 1990 and semi-finalists in 1980 and 1984.


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