Category Archives: Notable Days

Croatia Remembering Victims Of Vukovar And Skabrnje

Originally posted on Croatia, the War, and the Future:
Fountain in Zagreblights up as Vucedol Dovethe symbol of VukovarCroatia24th anniversary of thefall of Vukovar ? On the night of November 17th people of Croatia’s capital Zagreb and their friends and…

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CBR Editor speech on Vukovar reported in Slobodna Dalmacija

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher made a speech at the Croatian Church in London regarding Vukovar on 16 November. A major part of it was about encouraging international visitors to the city. This would help educate the world about what happened there, … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Homeland War, Notable Days, Tourism

The 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Today sees the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina. To mark this occasion, we would like to bring your attention to this excellent article, ‘Sarajevo: Where the Century of Terror Began’  in Standpoint magazine … Continue reading

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Croatia joins the EU – update 1 July 2013

An interview with Croatian President Ivo Josipovic in The Indepndent appears here Last night’s ceremony in Zagreb can be seen here And if you want a drink to celebrate in London see here

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Events, Notable Days, Uncategorized

Croatian Statehood Day 2013

Today marks Croatia’s last Statehood day before joining the European Union in few days time.  There will be a great deal of events and comment in relation to Croatia’s accession in the next few days. It is indeed a historic … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

A belated happy New Year to all our readers! We also hope you had a peaceful and happy Christmas. We will be starting off our 2012 coverage very shortly indeed – later tonight, in fact. And we will of course … Continue reading

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Vukovar: The ICTY’s release of war criminal Veselin Šljivančanin by Brian Gallagher

Published 17 November in Hrvatski Vjesnik (Australia) 18 November 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of the Yugoslav army reducing Vukovar to rubble. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has failed to bring those responsible to justice. Only … Continue reading

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