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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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, Jugoslavia
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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Le relazioni tra la Romania, la Cecoslovacchia e la Jugoslavia si basava sul principio di cooperazione.
Le autrici e gli autori del volume affrontano il tema con approcci pluridisciplinari, e coprendo un arco di tempo storico che spazia dai colonialismi alla Seconda guerra mondiale, dal genocidio armeno alla guerra civile nell'ex Jugoslavia, dai conflitti in Rwanda, Palestina, Somalia, Nigeria, India, Birmania, Darfur, America Latina alla violenza femminicida nei territori curdi occupati dall'Isis, fino agli "stupri di pace" compiuti dalle forze di peacekeeping.
Gli Italiani in Jugoslavia (1941-1943) (Roma, 2007); Tone Ferenc, There is Not Enough Killing: Condemned to Death.
(5.) Este grupo era formado pelos seguintes paises: Austria, Chipre, Finlandia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Sao Marino, Suecia, Suica e Jugoslavia.
In accordance with the new political situation and the formation of a new country that brought together all southern Slavs, the Velika Srbija soccer club changed its name to Jugoslavia in 1919.
When speaking of the defection of King Peter of Jugoslavia to the Germans she wrote: 'He was always terrified of a coup d'etat, as of course it would mean the disintegration of such an uncomfortable sham country.' History proved her right: Yugoslavia was a sham and like all shams, was eventually found out.
Val's style guide claims there is a country near Italy called "Jugoslavia", while Hazel's informs me there is a part of the world known as "Indo-China".
Seedling Country Standard seedling From canning cvv or other cvv cultivated in different countries Slavic seedling Ex Jugoslavia -Balcanic area G.F.
Central Austria, and pockets in Northern Jugoslavia Western latvia, Prance, the Channel Islands, and on the Elbe still In German hands.
ESMA\esma222 then read-PST-3PL and hear-PST-3PL Jugoslavia.GEN women_conferenceABL that you.PL-ADE is found-PTCP home_economics_chamber what consist-3SG only woman.PL-EL 'We then read and heard from the Jugoslavian women conference that you have founded a home economics chamber that consists of women only.'
Rees, Stalinism and Soviet Rail Transport, 1928-41 (London, 1995), 'Jugoslavia: developments during 1935', Railway Gazette 64 (1936), 1030-1; S.