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Kosovo quasi-independence and it´s economical basePublished June 15, 2008 BalkanBlog 0 Comments EditTags: crisis management, economy, EULEX, EUSR, Kosovo, self-governance, Serbia, UN, UNMIKToday Kosovo had proclamation of it´s constitution. The mains…

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Ari RUSILA’s Resume Ari Rusila is a development project management expert from Finland with a special interest in the Balkan region. His other interests include civil crisis management issues and middle East.Contacts Name: Ari RUSILA Addres…

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During last twenty years war for humanitarian reasons has came quite popular in political vocabulary e.g. in Balkans and now with Georgia case. The ideal to use power in the service of ethics is good. The problem is the low level of ethics when US is using her power in world. I remember their actions […]

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During last twenty years war for humanitarian reasons has came quite popular in political vocabulary e.g. in Balkans and now with Georgia case. The ideal to use power in the service of ethics is good. The problem is the low level of ethics when US is using her power in world. I remember their actions… » read more

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Bosnian X-files opening

Very interesting interview of former Hague Tribunal spokeswoman Florence Hartmann popped to my eyes from newspaper Blic. Referring the arrest of Radovan Karadzic she told, that “information about the fugitives’ whereabouts was abundant, however, it would always turn out that one of the three countries – the U.S., Britain or France – would block arrests.”… » read more

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Very interesting interview of former Hague Tribunal spokeswoman Florence Hartmann popped to my eyes from newspaper Blic. Referring the arrest of Radovan Karadzic she told, that “information about the fugitives’ whereabouts was abundant, however, it would always turn out that one of the three countries – the U.S., Britain or France – would block arrests.“ […]

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Georgia launched a major military offensive against South Ossetia on Friday in a bid to regain control of its breakaway province. The attack started few hours after declared ceasefire, just before opening Day of Olympics. The death toll can already be as high as 1400 including some Russian peacekeepers.Kosovo’s unilateral proclamation of independence from Serbia… » read more

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Georgia launched a major military offensive against South Ossetia on Friday in a bid to regain control of its breakaway province. The attack started few hours after declared ceasefire, just before opening Day of Olympics. It’s been confirmed that some Russian peacekeepers working in the region have been killed in the fighting, although exact figures […]

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Unohdettu pogromi

Elokuun 4.päivänä 1995 Kroatian armeijan ja Bosnian puolustuskomitean joukot Franjo Tudjmanin komennossa hyökkäsivät johtavien länsivaltojen tuella serbien asuttamalle YK:n suoja-alueelle Krajinan alueella Kroatiassa. Neljännesmiljoonan serbin etniseen puhdistukseen kului vain muutama päivä. Tämä operaatio ”Storm’ina” tunnettu episodi vaikuttaa länsi-Balkanin elämään tänäkin päivänä tuoden samalla yhden vivahteen läntisen valtavirtamedian tarkoitushakuisesti luomaan yksipuoliseen kuvaan alueen tapahtumista.

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Today 13 years has went since the massive ethnic cleansing of more than 250,000 Serbs from Krajina in Croatia. Thirteen years ago, on August 4 1995, 200,000 Croat army and police troops from Croatia and the Croat Defense Council from Bosnia-Herzegovina, under the command of Franjo Tudjman, attacked the United Nations protected zones (safe havens)… » read more

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