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Let’s discuss Ukraine’s refugee crises

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    I remember sometime ago when I raised concerns about Ukraine’s crises and warned about ‘Ukraine producing refugees‘, a situation we might not want to see. Since then, I’ve been following the situation in Ukraine, the twists and turns of the crises and its effect on ordinary citizens. Now, I see my fears playing out exactly as I imagined it.
     Let me briefly highlight the current situation in Ukraine:
The United Nations has warned of a ‘mass exodus’ from Ukraine owing to the crises and insecurity in the country’s East. There has been a sharp increase in the number of displaced persons in the country. At least 117,000 people have fled their homes and are currently displaced due to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The United Nations agency for refugees (UNHCR) says that about 730,000 Ukrainians have left the country for Russia this year.
The already…

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Croatia Thanks The Veterans For Freedom And Dawn Of Democracy

Wonderful piece. Excellent. Hugs, Barbaea

Croatia, the War, and the Future

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Croatian War of Independence (1991 – 1995) – The Storm Of Victory
Video tribute to Croatian veterans and Operation Storm with “Brothers in Arms” – Dire Straits music:

Today, August 5, Croatia commemorates the Day of Victory and Homeland Gratitude and the Day of Croatian Defenders, the day when 19 years ago its military and police forces regained control of most of the Serb occupied territory in the legendary military offensive Operation Storm.

Operation Storm restored Croatian sovereignty over nearly a fifth of the country’s territory, occupied by Serb terrorising, murderous rebels backed by the Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA) from Serbia in 1991. Operation Storm, along with Operation Flash (Western Slavonia part of Croatia) successfully launched in May 1995, crushed the Serb forces and thus ended the military part of Homeland War in August 1995.

After the four years of occupation, shelling…

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