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Dubrovnik, Wednesday, June 30, 2010

July 7th 2010
Entering Dubrovnik, you cross the Franjo Tudman Bridge. Locals rarely refer to it by that name, instead calling the new cable-stayed structure the “New Bridge”. Tudman is now a controversial figure. He fought as a partisan in WWII, and when Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia he became its first president. There is evidence that he engaged in ethnic cleansing like that of Sloboda ... read more
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Croatian Flag The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a feder... ... read more
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