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Slobodan . born 1941, Serbian politician, president of Serbia (1989--97) and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1997--2000). He supported ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992--95) and Kosovo (1998--99). He was ousted in 2000 and brought to trial (2001) for war crimes
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