Saturday, 4 August 2018

President Attends War Memorial Unveiling

ZAGREB, August 4, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Saturday attended the unveiling of a monument at Ljubovo, near Gospić, commemorating 68 local Croatian soldiers and police killed in Operation Storm during the war of independence 23 years ago.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Officials Offer Best Wishes for Victory Day

ZAGREB, August 4, 2018 - On the occasion of Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of War Veterans, observed on August 5, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Saturday extended a message of congratulations underscoring that soldiers' determination in the fight for Croatia's freedom was a signpost for the strengthening of an organised and advanced society which offers equal opportunities to all, adding that such a society would not have been possible had it not been for Operation Storm.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Operation Storm Launched 23 Years Ago

ZAGREB, August 4, 2018 - Operation Storm, a joint military and police operation that ended a Serb armed rebellion in August 1995 and restored Croatian sovereignty over occupied central and southern parts of the country, enabling peaceful reintegration of eastern Croatia in January 1998, started 23 years ago today.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Serb National Council on Operation Storm Anniversary

ZAGREB, August 3, 2018 - The Serb National Council (SNV) on Friday issued a statement ahead of the 23rd anniversary of Operation Storm, saying that even 23 years after the end of the war in Croatia, the spirit of war was not giving way to a spirit of peace in public and private relations in Croatia and in its relations with other countries.

Friday, 3 August 2018

Retired Generals Gotovina and Markač Receive Presidential Decorations

ZAGREB, August 3, 2018 - On the occasion of Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Veterans, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović at her discretion on Friday decorated retired Croatian Colonel Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač, the Office of the Croatian President said in a press release.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Dalj Massacre Victims Commemorated

ZAGREB, August 1, 2018 - The eastern Croatian town of Dalj on Wednesday commemorated the 27th anniversary of the death of 39 Croatian soldiers killed by Serb rebels, supported by the former Yugoslav People's Army (JNA). In the massacre, 20 Croatian police officers, 15 soldiers and four Civil Defence members lost their lives.

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Youth NGO Wants Apology for Operation Storm Victims

ZAGREB, July 31, 2018 - The Youth for Human Rights initiative on Tuesday called on President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and Prime Minister Andrej Plenković to apologise for the crimes committed during and after the Storm military operation, assessing that politicians' stance on victims was deteriorating by the year.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Serb Paramilitary Leader's Sentence for War Crimes Reduced

ZAGREB, July 6, 2018 - Croatia's Supreme Court has reduced the 15-year prison sentence to 13.5 years for Dragan Vasiljković aka Captain Dragan, wartime commander of a Serb paramilitary unit, for war crimes committed against Croatian soldiers and civilians during the 1991-1995 war of independence.

Monday, 25 June 2018

23 Years After War Ended, 8,490 New Applications for War Disability Benefits

If only the Croatian economy could achieve similar rates of growth.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Take The Old Road

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