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Bosnian Serbs celebrate banned holiday, praise Putin

Jan. 09, 2023 11:07 AM EST

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of flag-waving Bosnian Serbs gathered on the outskirts of the capital Sarajevo Monday to celebrate an outlawed holiday associated with Bosnia’s brutal inter-ethnic war in the 1990s. Neighboring Serbia’s top diplomat attended a...

Bosnian Serbs award Putin with medal of honor

Jan. 08, 2023 11:18 AM EST

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Bosnian Serb separatist leader on Sunday awarded Russian President Vladimir Putin with the highest medal of honor for his “patriotic concern and love” for the Serb-controlled half of Bosnia. “Putin is responsible for developing and...

Bosnia: Croat politician named as prime minister-designate

Dec. 28, 2022 10:14 AM EST

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A veteran Bosnian Croat politician received an official mandate to form a new government Wednesday, positioning her to become the first female prime minister in the Balkan country’s history. Borjana Kristo accepted the role of prime...

Separatist leader sworn in as Bosnian Serb president

Nov. 15, 2022 13:08 PM EST

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Separatist politician Milorad Dodik was sworn in Tuesday as president of Bosnia’s Serb-run part, pledging to pursue good ties with Russia, China and other like-minded countries. Dodik said during the inauguration ceremony Tuesday that Bosnian...