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Questions relating to the government or politics of the historical state of Yugoslavia

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Why is radical pacifism so rare in Croatia? Why does almost nobody believe Franjo Tuđman did a good thing by not sending weapons to Vukovar?

Regarding Vukovar Massacre, as far as I can see, beliefs in Croatia range from the one expressed by BBC News at the time: Croat defenders of Vukovar later claimed that the town could have been saved ...
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Was the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia an "invasion" or not? [closed]

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "invasion" means: an instance of invading a country or region with an armed force. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "armed force&...
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What does Kosovo need to do in order to become a fully independent country?

What are the steps that Kosovo, or, if it's not about them, other countries must do, so it can be recognized as an independent country? In 2008, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from ...
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Possible scale of war in Ukraine [closed]

The size of the Russian military build-up near Ukrainian border and the possible scale of war have both been repeatedly claimed to be most significant since World War II. For example (emphasis is mine)...
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How binding are International Tribunal decisions on nations? Can the International Tribunal supercede the law of a nation or force it to abide?

I was reading the UN Security Council's Resolution 827, formally establishing the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and came across the following clause, "Decides that ...
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Why is the separation of Kosovo from Serbia treated differently from the breakup of other Yugoslav nations from Belgrade?

When Yugoslavia began to split up, it didn't take more than a couple of years for the international community to recognize the splinter states as sovereign nations. If I understand correctly, this ...
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When Yugoslavia broke up, which of the resulting countries did officially inherit all the international treaties signed with Yugoslavia?

When Yugoslavia broke up, which of the resulting countries did officially inherit all the international treaties that had been signed with Yugoslavia? Like in the case with USSR it was Russia, what ...
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