President Slobodan Milosevic

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Speech by Slobodan Milosevic
Delivered to 1 million people at the central celebration marking the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo, held at Gazimestan on 28 June, 1989. This great 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo is taking place in a year in which Serbia, after many years, after many decades, has regained its state, national, and spiritual integrity.
UN Accuses Milosevic Regime of Gross Abuses
InterPress Service, 31 May 1999. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson blamed the regime of President Slobodan Milosevic Monday for the “grave humanitarian tragedy taking place” in Yugoslavia.
Milosevic still in the saddle: West thwarts Serbian opposition
By Catherine Samary, Le Monde diplomatique [February 2000]. On 10 January the main Serbian opposition groups reached an agreement to hold joint demonstrations, starting in March, in favour of an early general election. In the event of victory, they intend to form a coalition government committed to mending fences with the West.
Milosevic Holds Grip On Shaky Yugoslavia
By R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post, Sunday 30 July 2000. President Slobodan Milosevic, regarded by the United States and its allies as the greatest single threat to peace in Eastern Europe, is almost certain to secure another four-year term in elections he has called for September 24.
Milosevic emerges from shadows to rally battered party
AFP, Wednesday 22 November 2000. Yugoslavia's ousted president Slobodan Milosevic emerged from hiding to try to pull his party back into shape ahead of December 23 parliamentary elections in Serbia. Milosevic, who was forced from power after an October 5 revolt ended his attempts to steal Yugoslav federal elections held in September, was struggling to remain chief of his beleaguered Serbian Socialist Party (SPS) which he founded and presided over for a decade.
Extradition of Milosevic: Triumph for U.S. imperialism
By Dave Silver, June 2001. Inter-imperialist rivalry particularly among France, Germany and the US which were seeking a client state in the Balkans created and perpetuated the wars within first Bosnia then in Kosovo. A Communist turned nationalist politician, Slobodan Milosevic told the imperialists that they could not station their military on Yogoslav soil and build a pipeline going through the Balkans to the oil rich Caspian Sea.
Milosevic Reelected By His Defiant Party
By R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post, Sunday 26 November 2000. After being besieged by the public, hounded from important jobs and sometimes forced from their publicly financed homes, the Socialist Party faithful found comfort in the familiar leadership of Milosevic, who created the party and has ridden its fortunes for nearly 11 years.
On Milosevic Extradiction
Beta Daily News, 29 June 2001. Serbian Government Delivers Milosevic to The Hague; Yugoslav President Kostunica Calls Extradition Illegal; Socialists, Radicals Pledge Street Protests; Montenegrin Socialist People's Party Announces Yugoslav Government Collapse; etc.