Vukovar


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Vukovar

 

city and port in Yugoslavia, in Croatia (Slavonia), on the Danube River. Population, 28,000 (1967). Industries include textiles and carpet-making. Part of the population works at the rubber and shoe combine in the neighboring city of Borovo.

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Contract award notice: Transport services for project implementation - visit to vukovar 8th grade students.
On one occasion, Seselj gave a speech to Serbian troops, telling them: "Not a single Ustasha must leave Vukovar alive," using a derogatory term for Croats in 1991 in the eastern Croatian city on the Danube River border with Serbia.
The Croatian government has alleged that Serbia committed genocide in the town of Vukovar and elsewhere in 1991.
Croatia had alleged that Serbia committed genocide in the town of Vukovar and in other places in 1991.
You could be on VUKOVAR at 25-1 for the Tingle Creek at Sandown.
THERE was still strong support last night for 888sport Tingle Creek Chase steamer Vukovar, who has been backed in from 25-1 to as short as 8-1 for the Sandown Grade 1 on Saturday.
Fehily is set to ride Fry's Vukovar in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on the same day, so Biddick will get the chance to partner the 11-1 chance (Racebets) in Saturday's feature race over the Grand National fences.
Ovcara is the biggest mass grave in Croatia where hundreds of Croatians were killed after Serb forces captured the town of Vukovar on November 18, 1991 during the 1991-1995 Serbo - Croatian war.
All eyes at Warwick will be on Vukovar, who makes his muchanticipated British debut in the Age UK Solihull Beginners' Chase.
Josipovic added that the verdict was a "symbolic satisfaction" for all the victims of Vukovar, a town that stands as a symbol of Croatia's wartime horrors.
VUKOVAR, Dhu-AlHijjah 22, 1432, Nov 18, 2011, SPA -- Croatian doctors have filed war crimes accusations against 19 former Yugoslav army commanders for the relentless shelling of a hospital in Vukovar during an 87-day siege of the eastern Croatian town in 1991, according to AP.
Tadic, a reformer who already voiced his regret for all suffering caused by Serbs during the bloody break-up of communist Yugoslavia, paid a historic visit to Vukovar, a Danube river town devastated by the Serb-led Yugoslav army and militia.