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President to Apologise for Injustice to Slovenia’s ‘Erased’

Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Friday will commemorate the 30th anniversary of what is known as the 'erasure', when Slovenia, after declaring independence from Yugoslavia and changing its legislation, deleted the residence permits of 25,671 citizens of former Yugoslav countries without prior warning on February 26, 1992.

Žan Kranjec wins silver in Olympic men’s giant slalom

Beijing – Slovenia’s Žan Kranjec won silver in the Olympic men’s giant slalom on Sunday, in what is his first Olympic medal and the sixth for Slovenia at the Beijing Olympics. Swiss Marco Odermatt won gold 19 hundredths of a second ahead of Kranjec, with France’s Mathieu Faivre finishing third.

Croatia threatens Serbia: "We will block Serbia's path towards EU"

Croatia now cites the problem of archival material, which Belgrade allegedly refuses to return to Zagreb, as the reason for such a threat.
Zagreb's Vecernji list claims that Belgrade refuses to return the archives belonging to it to Zagreb, even though, as they say, Serbia has signed an agreement on succession.

Top Serbian Water Polo Club Coach Quits over Ethnic Hate Incident

Mirko Vicevic resigned as coach of Red Star Belgrade water polo club on Wednesday after fans at a match in the Serbian capital on February 5 displayed a banner with the slogan "Shiptar [derogatory term for an Albanian], Hrvat [Croat], Balija [derogatory term for a Bosniak] - they are not my brothers".

Russian, US, Ukraine, Embassies in Montenegro Argue Over Ukraine Crisis

Russian ambassador in Montenegro Vladimir Maslenikov at a celebration in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

On February 9, the Ukrainian embassy accused its Russian counterpart in Podgorica of spreading falsehoods about NATO's alleged expansionism and attempts to include Ukraine, calling it a direct threat to Russian security.

Serbia Grants Vukovar Massacre Convict Early Release

Miroljub Vujovic, a Serb wartime fighter who was convicted in Serbia of participating in killing some 200 prisoners from the Croatian town of Vukovar at the nearby Ovcara Farm in November 1991, has been granted early release based on the Belgrade Appeals Court's conclusion that his "resocialisation" is complete.

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