Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia (; Serbo-Croatian: Jugoslavija / Југославија [juɡǒslaːʋija]; Slovene: Jugoslavija [juɡɔˈslàːʋija]; Macedonian: Југославија [juɡɔˈsɫavija]; lit. 'South Slavic Land') was a country in Southeast Europe and Central Europe for most of the 20th century. It came into existence after World War I in 1918 under the name of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes by the merger of the provisional State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (it was formed from territories of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire) with the Kingdom of Serbia, and constituted the first union of the South Slavic people as a sovereign state, following centuries in which the region …

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Kaliningrad in the Post-Crimea Russia. A Bastion or a Weak Link?

IFRI · 23 September 2021 English

Since 2014, Russia’s policies toward Kaliningrad Oblast—its westernmost region located between Lithuania and Poland and physically cut off from Russia’s main body—have undergone notable transformation. One crucial change was the …

and NATO, combined with regional conflicts in Yugoslavia and Iraq, left virtually no room for dialogue


On the Benefits of Repaying

IMF · 10 September 2021 English

This paper studies whether countries benefi t from servicing their debts during times of widespread sovereign defaults. Colombia is typically regarded as the only large Latin American country that did …

Emerging Europe (Poland, Romania, Turkey and Yugoslavia), and four in the Middle East and North Africa


The Organization for Security and Co operation in Europe (OSCE) : A …

EPRS · 2 September 2021 English

The OSCE's origins go back to 1975, when the countries in the two opposing blocs in the Cold War signed the Helsinki Final Act, enshrining principles such as territorial integrity …

neutral states such as Finland, Switzerland and Yugoslavia, signed the Helsinki Final Act, also known as signatories (in the case of the former Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, the countries that used to the countries of the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. For example, it participates in the 5+2 talks Herzegovina and other countries of the former Yugoslavia on arms control and military transparency. been used only once: from 1992 to 2000 against Yugoslavia. Established by the above-mentioned Moscow


Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in African RECs : Drawing Lessons for …

World Bank Group · 30 August 2021 English

This study aims to draw key lessons for the African Continental Free Trade Area using evidence from within the region. Although drawing lessons from the rest of the world is …

Yemen, Rep. Côte d'Ivoire Kyrgyz Republic Qatar Yugoslavia Croatia Lao PDR Reunion Zambia Cuba Latvia


US Loses One Afghanistan War: Proposals for New Afghanistan Wars Multiply

Cato Institute · 25 August 2021 English

It took just 11 days, but the US lost another war. Washington and its mostly NATO allies spent 20 years, thousands of lives, and trillions of dollars to construct a …

For instance, after Yugoslavia’s breakup the US went to war against ethnic Serbian forces everywhere


Worker Voice and the New Corporate Boardroom

The Aspen Institute · 23 August 2021 English

Perhaps more than any time in the last forty years, the needs and interests of workers now occupy the attention of corporate directors, CEOs and investors. Whether the focus is …

German economy would grind to a halt like Tito’s Yugoslavia, with “fairly complete, if not total, state


What Is a Winning Foreign Policy? Being the Planet’s Imperial Guardian, Apparently

Cato Institute · 3 August 2021 English

With an increasingly enfeebled Joe Biden as president, Republicans are on the attack. The GOP has abandoned virtually every moral principle that it once defended, but the desire to regain …

Cambodia, Rwanda, Burundi, Liberia, Pakistan, and Yugoslavia, did to their peoples over the years. Or even


Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in African RECs : Drawing Lessons for …

World Bank Group · 1 August 2021 English

This study aims to draw key lessons for the African Continental Free Trade Area using evidence from within the region. Although drawing lessons from the rest of the world is …

Yemen, Rep. Côte d'Ivoire Kyrgyz Republic Qatar Yugoslavia Croatia Lao PDR Reunion Zambia Cuba Latvia


Supporting Lagging Regions by Delivering on Economic Potential and Equality of Opportunity …

World Bank Group · 27 July 2021 English

This note begins with a broad assessment of lagging regions in Serbia, identifying those that are significantly trailing behind in terms of income per capita ('low income') and those that, …

has historically been a leading region within Yugoslavia (Milanovic, 1987) and also during the high growth It was the third largest industrial center in Yugoslavia and is still one of the largest agro- 16 Statistics


At the Front Line : Reflections on the Bank's Work with China …

World Bank Group · 23 July 2021 English

This volume contains written contributions from some of the key actors involved on both the Chinese and the World Bank sides in the past four decades of partnership. It is …

Office in France; Alexander Baijt (Yugoslavia), a member of the Yugoslavia Stabilization Commis- sion and


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