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Drina

(drē`nä), river, c.285 mi (460 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Piva and Tara rivers of Montenegro. It flows generally N through Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Sava River. There are several high dams on the Drina and its headstreams. Višegrad, a major city along the river, is the setting of the historical novel The Bridge on the Drina by 1961 Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andrić.

Drina

 

DRIN A, a river in Yugoslavia, a right tributary of the Sava (the Danube Basin). It is 460 km long, with a basin area of 19,600 sq km. Its sources are in the mountains of Montenegro. It flows primarily through a narrow, deep and, in places, forested valley. Below the mouth of the Lim River there are waterfalls. There is high water in the spring and flash flooding in the autumn and winter. In the lower reaches the water flows at an average rate of 341 cu m per sec. There is a hydroelectric power plant on the river.

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The house on stilts on the River Drina, left, the Pustinja Monastery, above left, and the church in Drvengrad, above right
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Ratko Mladic, aided by militias known as The Scorpions, entered an enclave in the besieged town of Srebrenica, in the Drina Valley of northeastern Bosnia, past a helpless 400-strong contingent of UN forces, and massacred well over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys, who had sought refuge in what was intended to be a "safe area under UN protection." The gruesome massacre shocked the world.
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They will instead re-enact the murder and Princip's trial in the eastern Drina river town of Visegrad, scorched into the memory of many in theBalkansfor some of the worst atrocities of the 1992-95 war by Bosnian Serb forces driving out Muslim Bosniaks.
Tour group driver Bojan, a retired air force pilot, had brought us from Belgrade to take in the western ranges and, with rain chasing us to the top of the country's border with Bosnia, we reached the River Drina for a rafting excursion at Bajina Basta, which holds an annual boozy regatta (of sorts).