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, Serbo-Croatian Jugoslavija, former country of SE Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula. Belgrade was the capital and by far the largest city. Yugoslavs (i.e.
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1. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. a former country of SE Europe, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, that was formed in 1991 but not widely internationally recognized until 2000; it was replaced by the Union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2003
2. a former country in SE Europe, on the Adriatic: established in 1918 from the independent states of Serbia and Montenegro, and regions that until World War I had belonged to Austria-Hungary (Croatia, Slovenia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina); the name was changed from Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes to Yugoslavia in 1929; German invasion of 1941--44 was resisted chiefly by a Communist group led by Tito, who declared a people's republic in 1945; it became the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1963; in 1991 Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence, followed by Macedonia in 1992; Serbia and Montenegro formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, subsequently (2003) replaced by the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
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Undergoing a great material sacrifice, the Jugoslavia soccer club finished building their stadium in 1927.
not so much a book about Jugoslavia as about Rebecca West" (Letters
Bulgaria lost territory to Greece, and much of the once-proud Ottaman Empire was ceded to the new kingdom of Jugoslavia, together with former Austrian and Bulgarian possessions.
Festival of Yugoslav Documentary & Short Film Jugoslavia Film Makedonska 22/Vl 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia Phone: (381-11) 324-8554/8282 Fax: (381-11) 324-8659 Contact: Vojislav Vucinic Competitive.
Then, the case of Jugoslavia (a country with some 30 years of history and four distinctively different nationalities), or Canada (a country with some 130 years of history, with two distinctively different nationalities, and some 50 percent of the population composed of immigrants or the second generation of immigrants) may form the basis for a discussion on the validity of exploring 'national cultures'.
National and organizational cultures in conflict resolution: Japan, United States, and Jugoslavia, in Gudykunst, W.
Ethnic difficulties will flare with violence, as they have in Jugoslavia.
5% (1) Former Soviet Union 16 weeks 100% West Germany 14 weeks 100% Denmark 28 weeks 90% Holland 12 weeks 100% Hungary 24 weeks 100% Former Jugoslavia 105 days 100% Greece 14 weeks 100% Japan 14 weeks 60% Norway 20 weeks 100% New Zealand 14 weeks Unpaid Spain 14 weeks 75% Poland 16-28 weeks 100% Portugal 90 days 100% Finland 268 days 80% Former Czechoslovakia 28 weeks 90% France 16-28 weeks 84% Canada 17-18 weeks Upto 60% for 15 weeks Romania 112 days 15-93% (2) Sweden 12 weeks 90% Switzerland 8-12 weeks Same as Sick Pay Source: International Labour Office.
Total production costs are significantly lower (for example, in Jugoslavia a clothing item would cost about 20 per cent less to make than in Germany).
After a theoretical examination, based on the English school of international relations, the book traces the emergence of 'international human rights' and then moves to particulars: the Pinochet case in the House of Lords, the international arrest warrant in the Congo v Belgium situation, and finally the War Crimes Tribunal for the former Jugoslavia.
Siamo nel 1994 e da tre anni e in corso la guerra nella ex Jugoslavia.
After the first day England trailed joint-leaders Italy and Jugoslavia as well as France and there seemed no chance, either, of individual gold medals.