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Czech Republic: What Yugoslavia Meant For Czechs

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ethnicity & Race, History, International Relations

The death of Slobodan Milosevic inspires Gazing into the Abyss to write about the Czechs’ feelings toward (what used to be) Yugoslavia [1]: “‘Yugoslavia’ is likeable word for Czech ears. Serbia and Montenegro, Croatia, BiH, Slovenia, Macedonia… they are not. Most Czechs never took an effort to grasp what happened in their beloved Yugoslavia, and why; and how; and who's responsible. […]”