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Raška

 

(in Serbo-Croatian, RaSka Zemlja), the medieval name of a Serbian principality and, after 1217, the name of a Serbian kingdom. Raška was first mentioned in 12th-century sources. In the kingdom of Yugoslavia, Raška was a province, with Čačak, as its administrative center. In the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, RaSka is a city located at the confluence of the Raška and Ibar rivers.

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The examinees from the administrative Districts of Macva and Raska (western and south-western part of Serbia) achieved higher scores (1.84 > 1.74 and 3.30 > 3.11) related to qualifications and additional training, suggesting that teachers from South Backa, Srem and Middle Banat Districts (north of Serbia) were better informed about inclusive education than teachers from the western and south-western parts of Serbia.
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(66.) For a debate on Air-Sea Battle's escalatory potential see William Yale, "Air-Sea Battle Isn't Misunderstood," Diplomat, 1 December 2013, http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/air-sea -battle-isnt-misunderstood/; and Michael Raska," Air-Sea Battle Debate: Operational Consequences and Allied Concerns," Defense News, 30 October 2012, http://www.defensenews .com/article/20121030/DEFFEAT05/310300008/Air-Sea-Battle-Debate.
The helicopter was dispatched to the southern region of Raska after an ambulance transporting the baby to an emergency hospital in Belgrade got stuck by a landslide blocking the road.
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Speaking at a textile fair in Novi Pazar city located in southwest Serbia, in the Raska district, Rasim Ljajic, Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Internal Trade and Telecommunications, said Novi Pazar should reemerge as the centre of textile industry in Serbia, as the Central Serbian region has top quality and highly skilled workforce plus an experience of producing textiles for more than twenty years.
[47.] Sleat DE, Chen TL, Raska K Jr, Lobel P (1995) Increased levels of glycoproteins containing mannose 6-phosphate in human breast carcinomas.
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