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The AK-47, or AK as it is officially known, also known as the Kalashnikov, is a gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle, developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
An apparatchik (аппара́тчик), in Russian colloquial terms also borrowed widely into other languages, was a full-time, professional functionary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union or the Soviet government apparat (аппарат, apparatus), someone who held any position of bureaucratic or political responsibility, with the exception of the higher ranks of management called nomenklatura.
Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by a grassroots participant(s).
Đorđe "Giška" Božović (Ђорђе Гишка Божовић; 16 September 1955 – 15 September 1991) was a Serbian criminal and paramilitary commander during the Yugoslav Wars.
RTV B92 or simply B92, is a Serbian news station and television and radio broadcaster with national coverage headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Bastille was a fortress in Paris, known formally as the Bastille Saint-Antoine.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
Beograđanka (Београђанка;, literally: the Belgrade Lady), officially Belgrade Palace (Палата Београд, Palata Beograd) is a modern high-rise building in the Belgrade downtown area.
Borisav Jović (Борисав Јовић,; born 19 October 1928) is a former Serbian communist politician, who served as the Serbian member of the collective presidency of Yugoslavia during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Borislav Pekić (Борислав Пекић,; 4 February 1930 – 2 July 1992) was a Serbian writer and political activist.
Branislav Lečić (Бранислав Лечић; born 25 August 1955) is a Serbian actor and politician.
Branko's bridge (Бранков мост / Brankov most) is the second-largest bridge (after Gazela) of Belgrade, Serbia, connecting the city center with New Belgrade across Sava river.
The breakup of Yugoslavia occurred as a result of a series of political upheavals and conflicts during the early 1990s.
The Chetnik Detachments of the Yugoslav Army, also known as the Yugoslav Army in the Homeland or The Ravna Gora Movement, commonly known as the Chetniks (Četnici, Четници,; Četniki), was a World War II movement in Yugoslavia led by Draža Mihailović, an anti-Axis movement in their long-term goals which engaged in marginal resistance activities for limited periods.
The Croatian Democratic Union (Hrvatska demokratska zajednica or HDZ, literally translated: Croatian Democratic Community) is a conservative political party and the main centre-right political party in Croatia.
Parliamentary elections were held in the Socialist Republic of Croatia between 22 and 23 April 1990; the second round of voting occurred on 6–7 May.
Croats (Hrvati) or Croatians are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Croatia.
Danas (Serbo-Croatian for "today"), is an independent daily newspaper of record published in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Democratic Party (Демократска странка, ДC / Demokratska stranka, DS) is a social-democratic and social-liberal political party in Serbia.
Dragoljub Mićunović (Драгољуб Мићуновић; born 14 June 1930) is a Serbian politician and philosopher.
Dragoslav Bokan (Serbian Cyrillic: Драгослав Бокан; born 15 February 1961) is a Serbian film director and writer.
Dragutin Zelenović (Драгутин Зеленовић; born 19 May 1928) is a Serbian university professor, correspondent member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and politician.
Dušan Kovačević (Душан Ковачевић,; born 12 July 1948) is a Serbian playwright and director best known for his theater plays and movie scripts.
Dušan Mitević (Душан Митевић; 3 February 1938, Pljevlja, Kingdom of Yugoslavia – 31 May 2003, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro) was a Serbian journalist.
Franjo Tuđman, also written as Franjo Tudjman (14 May 1922 – 10 December 1999) was a Croatian politician and historian.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.
Glas javnosti (Глас јавности, meaning "Voice of the public") was a daily newspaper published in Belgrade.
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.
Kneza Miloša Street or Ulica kneza Miloša (Улица кнеза Милоша; Prince Miloš street) is a street in downtown Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
Konstantin "Kosta" Čavoški (Serbian Cyrillic: Коста Чавошки) (born October 26, 1941 in Banatsko Novo Selo) is a professor at the University of Belgrade's Law School.
The League of Communists of Serbia (Savez komunista Srbije, Савез комуниста Србије, SKS), founded as the Communist Party of Serbia (Komunistička partija Srbije, Комунистичка партија Србије, KPS) in 1945, was the Serbian branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, the sole legal party of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1990.
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia, before 1952 the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, was the country's largest communist party, and the ruling party of SFR Yugoslavia.
The Liberals of Serbia (Либерали Србије, Liberali Srbije) was a political party in Serbia.
The Log Revolution (Balvan revolucija/Балван револуција) was an insurrection which started on August 17, 1990 in areas of the Republic of Croatia which were populated significantly by ethnic Serbs.
A megaphone, speaking-trumpet, bullhorn, blowhorn, or loudhailer is usually a portable or hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify a person’s voice or other sounds and direct it in a given direction.
Mihailo Marković, PhD (Михаило Марковић; 24 February 1923 – 7 February 2010) was a Serbian philosopher who gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s as a proponent of the Praxis School, a Marxist humanist movement that originated in Yugoslavia.
Mihailo Obrenović (Mihajlo Obrenović.; 16 September 1823 – 10 June 1868) was Prince of Serbia from 1839 to 1842 and again from 1860 to 1868.
Milan Paroški (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Парошки; born 5 March 1957) is a Serbian writer and former politician.
Mirjana "Mira" Marković (born 10 July 1942) is the widow and childhood friend of former Yugoslav and Serbian president Slobodan Milošević.
A multi-party system is a system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national election, and all have the capacity to gain control of government offices, separately or in coalition.
Naser Orić (born 3 March 1967) is a former Bosnian military officer who commanded Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH) forces in the Srebrenica enclave in eastern Bosnia surrounded by Bosnian Serb forces, during the Bosnian War.
The National Theatre (Народно позориште / Narodno pozorište) is a theatre located in Belgrade, Serbia.
Nikola Milošević, PhD (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Милошевић) (17 April 1929 in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia – 24 January 2007 in Belgrade, Serbia) was a Serbian writer, political philosopher, literary critic, and politician.
The overthrow of Slobodan Milošević occurred on 5 October 2000, in Belgrade, in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, following the presidential election on September 24th, and culminating in the downfall of Slobodan Milošević's government on 5 October 2000.
Pakrac is a town in western Slavonia, Croatia, population 4,842, total municipality population 8,460 (census 2011).
The Pakrac clash, known in Croatia as the Battle of Pakrac (Bitka za Pakrac), was a bloodless skirmish that took place in the Croatian town of Pakrac in March 1991.
Pavle (Павле, Paul; 11 September 1914 – 15 November 2009) was the 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Serbs, from 1990 to his death.
The People's Peasant Party (Народна Сељачка Странка / Narodna Seljačka Stranka) is a political party in Serbia.
Petar Škundrić (Петар Шкундрић; born February 21, 1947) is a Serbian politician.
Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (Петар II Петровић-Његош,; –), commonly referred to simply as Njegoš, was a Prince-Bishop (vladika) of Montenegro, poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered some of the most important in Montenegrin literature.
Police brutality is one of several forms of police misconduct which involves undue violence by police members.
Politika (Политика; Politics) is a Serbian daily newspaper, published in Belgrade.
Politika ekspres was a Serbian daily newspaper, published in Belgrade by Politika AD from 1963 until 2005.
The Presidency of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Predsedništvo SFRJ, Председништво СФРЈ; Predsjedništvo SFRJ; Slovene: Predsedstvo SFRJ; Председателство на СФРЈ), also known as the Presidium, was the collective head of state of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The President of Serbia (Председник Србије / Predsednik Srbije), officially styled as the President of the Republic, is the head of state of Serbia.
Press was a daily middle-market tabloid newspaper published in Belgrade between 2005 and 2012.
Prince Mihailo Monument (Споменик кнезу Михаилу / Spomenik knezu Mihailu) is a monument of Prince Mihailo.
Rade Šerbedžija (Раде Шербеџија,; born 27 July 1946), occasionally credited as Rade Sherbedgia in some English language productions, is a Croatian actor, director and musician.
Radio Television of Serbia (Радио-телевизија Србије (РТС)/Radio-televizija Srbije (RTS)) is the public broadcaster in Serbia.
Radoman Božović (Радоман Божовић; born 13 January 1953) is a Serbian politician and former Prime Minister of Serbia.
A red star, five-pointed and filled (★), is an important symbol often associated with communist ideology, particularly in combination with hammer and sickle.
Republic Square or Square of the Republic (Трг републике / Trg republike) is one of the central town squares and an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, located in the Stari Grad municipality.
The Romanian Revolution (Revoluția Română) was a period of violent civil unrest in Romania in December 1989 and part of the Revolutions of 1989 that occurred in several countries.
RTV Studio B, more often called Studio B (Serbian Cyrillic: Студио Б), is a radio and television broadcaster in Belgrade, Serbia, which was the first broadcast station outside the national electronic media system.
Ruski Car or Russian Tsar (Руски цар) is a commercial-residential building and a restaurant in downtown Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
The Securitate (Romanian for Security) was the popular term for the Departamentul Securității Statului (Department of State Security), the secret police agency of the Socialist Republic of Romania.
General elections were held in the Republic of Serbia, a constituent federal unit of SFR Yugoslavia, in December 1990.
Serbian (српски / srpski) is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language mainly used by Serbs.
The Serbian Liberal Party (Српска либерална странка / Srpska liberalna stranka or SLS) was a conservative liberal and monarchist political party in Serbia.
The Serbian Renewal Movement (Српски покрет обнове/Srpski pokret obnove, SPO) is national liberal and monarchist political party in Serbia.
The Serbs of Croatia (Srbi u Hrvatskoj, Срби у Хрватској) or Croatian Serbs (Хрватски Срби/Hrvatski Srbi) constitute the largest national minority in Croatia.
Slobodan Milošević (Слободан Милошевић; 20 August 1941 – 11 March 2006) was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician and the President of Serbia (originally the Socialist Republic of Serbia, a constituent republic within the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) from 1989 to 1997 and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
The Socialist Party of Serbia (Социјалистичка партија Србије/Socijalistička partija Srbije or СПС/SPS) is a political party in Serbia that identifies itself as a democratic socialist and social democratic party.
The Socialist Republic of Croatia (Socijalistička Republika Hrvatska; Serbian: Социјалистичка Република Хрватска; Socijalistička Republika Hrvatska/Социјалистичка Република Хрватска) was a constituent republic and federated state of Yugoslavia. By its constitution, modern-day Croatia is its direct continuation. Along with five other Yugoslav republics, it was formed during World War II and became a socialist republic after the war. It had four full official names during its 48-year existence (see below). By territory and population, it was the second largest republic in Yugoslavia, after the Socialist Republic of Serbia. In 1990, the government dismantled the single-party system of government - installed by the Communist Party - and adopted a multi-party democracy. The newly elected government of Franjo Tuđman moved the republic towards independence, formally seceding from Yugoslavia in 1991 and thereby contributing to its dissolution.
The Socialist Republic of Serbia (Serbo-Croatian: Социјалистичка Република Србија/Socijalistička Republika Srbija) was one of the six constitutional republics of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Studentski Grad or colloquially Studenjak (Студентски Град or Студењак) is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
Terazije (Теразијe) is the central town square and the surrounding neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
Ušće (Ушће; pronounced) is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
United Nations Security Council resolution 757 was adopted on 30 May 1992.
The University of Belgrade (Универзитет у Београду / Univerzitet u Beogradu) is a public university in Serbia.
The Ustasha – Croatian Revolutionary Movement (Ustaša – Hrvatski revolucionarni pokret), commonly known as Ustashe (Ustaše), was a Croatian fascist, racist, ultranationalist and terrorist organization, active, in its original form, between 1929 and 1945.
Večernje novosti (Вечерње новости; Evening News) is a Serbian daily tabloid newspaper.
The Velvet Revolution (sametová revoluce) or Gentle Revolution (nežná revolúcia) was a non-violent transition of power in what was then Czechoslovakia, occurring from 17 November to 29 December 1989.
Vida Ognjenović (Вида Огњеновић,; born 14 August 1941 in Dubočke village, Nikšić municipality) is a famous Serbian theater director, playwright, writer, drama professor and diplomat.
Vjesnik was a Croatian state-owned daily newspaper published in Zagreb which ceased publication in April 2012.
Vladika or Wladika (владика) is a Slavic title and address of bishops in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Vojislav Koštunica (sr-Vojislav_Kostunica.ogg; born 24 March 1944) is a former Serbian politician.
Vuk Drašković (Вук Драшковић,; born 29 November 1946) is Serbian writer and politician.
The Yugoslav Partisans,Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was the Communist-led resistance to the Axis powers (chiefly Germany) in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
The Yugoslav People's Army (Jugoslovenska narodna armija / Југословенска народна армија / Jugoslavenska narodna armija; also Yugoslav National Army), often referred-to simply by the initialism JNA, was the military of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The Yugoslav Wars were a series of ethnic conflicts, wars of independence and insurgencies fought from 1991 to 1999/2001 in the former Yugoslavia.
Yutel was a Yugoslav television newscast that ran between October 1990 and May 1992.
Zoran Đinđić (Зоран Ђинђић,; 1 August 1952 – 12 March 2003) was a Serbian politician who was the Prime Minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in 2003.
In the winter of 1996-1997, university students and Serbian opposition parties organized a series of peaceful protests in the Republic of Serbia (then part of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) in response to electoral fraud attempted by the Socialist Party of Serbia of President Slobodan Milošević after the 1996 local elections.