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2B - Bukurešt i Brašov (Rumunjska)

Fascinantno je kako su nam slabe veze s Rumunjskom tj. općenito s istočnim Balkanom. Istočno od Srbije kao da svijet prestaje za nas koji sam malo zapadnije na ovom Balkanu. 1,826 more words

Traveling

Dodging Land Mines to Pick Mushrooms in Bosnia

This was written in 2005. 

Recently I agreed to accompany my girlfriend’s 50-something year old father, Danilo, on a drive down from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana to northern Bosnia. 1,807 more words

Travel

The Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

The Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements. Council on Foreign Relations. Daniel P. Serwer. November 8, 2017.

The risk of renewed violence and political instability is growing in the Balkans. 113 more words

United States

Death by poison: Defiant former Bosnian Croat general takes his life after losing war crimes appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Seconds after a UN judge confirmed his 20-year war crimes sentence on Wednesday, former Bosnian Croat military commander Slobodan Praljak shouted, “I am not a war criminal!” threw back his head, drank liquid from a small bottle and told the court he had taken poison. 700 more words

News

Richard Holbrooke and the Art of American Diplomacy

Richard Holbrooke’s career as an American diplomat spanned five decades, four presidential administrations, and three military engagements. His efforts in the Balkans helped stop a genocide that left more than 100,000 people dead, before creating a lasting peace that stands as testament to America’s importance throughout the world. 787 more words

Albania's Blood Feuds

Our neighbor accidentally drove over our lawn, dislodging a decorative boulder that I put in, but he never mentioned it. We could see the tire tracks from his side of our shared driveway. 715 more words

Nonfiction

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Albania's Blood Feuds

Our neighbor accidentally drove over our lawn, dislodging a decorative boulder that I put in, but he never mentioned it. We could see the tire tracks from his side of our shared driveway. 715 more words

Nonfiction