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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Serbia Statehood Day of the Republic

On February 15, 1804, Serbian patriot Djordje Petrovic Karadjordje led an uprising against the Turkish Ottoman Empire to gain independence. A second uprising occurred in 1815 and was successful; Serbia formally gained independence in 1829. In 2001, the Serbian Parliament declared February 15 a state holiday to commemorate the day that the first Serbian uprising began. A ceremony is held in Orasac to celebrate the uprising and first constitution (signed in 1835). The main celebrations include festive concerts, film and theater premiers, exhibitions, and many other events. More...
Gustavo de S Consoni
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Later, Josip Broz Tito will take part of this history!
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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 4:13:37 PM

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Unfortuately, this article about the independence of Serbia was in-depth enough. I am still confused between what is a Yugoslavian and what is a Serbia. Is there an appreciable difference?
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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 11:00:34 PM

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The Serbs liked being an independent nation so much that they thought the Bosnians, Croats, and Montenegrins among others should be forced to join them and they ended up with WW2, Tito and Yugoslavia.

I might have left some of the details out of the story.

"Now" is the eternal present.
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