1. Tiffany Trump is on spring break in Serbia, she might even stay for the commemoration of NATO bombing of Serbia "Zivla Srbija!"
    (Ranko Lemajic, 14 March 2019 22:58)

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  2. Just one question: was Kim Jong-un in attendance?
    (Just one question, 13 March 2019 20:22)

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  3. i never new the serbs celbrate saint paddys day got love the irsh lol
    (Nick, 13 March 2019 19:47)

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  4. The headline says "to mark" not celebrate!!! And there is a huge difference.
    (Lilly, 13 March 2019 07:58)

    This is just the wording. The procedure this year is insanity.

    1) The prayer (same word as in Russian, by the way). That would suggest, Serbia is a country with Orthodoxy being elevated to a semi-governmental state. That is not the case in almost any other country. The most religious Orthodox country is Romania - they are very far from that. Keep the Church away, just to be safe.

    2) There shouldn't be any military parade. The bombing resulted in an other partition of the country. The YU military did a good job resisting NATO, but they had to engage as a result of series of diplomatic and ethic blunders. The military was not even allowed to do the job - Milosh was an incompetent coward from the begin on and it did not change.

    3) From diplomatic point of view organizing a series of protests every year and showing some backbone to NATO, middle finger included would be much more proper. NATO is even more cowards than Milosh, appeasing them is not the proper way. But that's what these in Belgrade doing.

    The entire policy is inconsistent, opportunist and the only difference between the leaders in Belgrade and Pristina is that the ones in Belgrade have a tad more education - but not necessarily any more brains.
    (Rocinante, 13 March 2019 19:07)

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  5. I think in a way it will relate to the topic so here goes...

    In the duration of NATO's airstrikes against Serbia where I believe America was at the forefront of military intervention against the country the thing is despite that and despite America sheltering 7000 or so Kosovar-Albanian refugees (at least or mainly in Fort Dix,New Jersey,U.S.A.) as far as I'm concerned Serbs who were residing,visiting and/or studying in U.S.A. at the time were not subject to repercussions,ostracizing etc,in fact, because even back then some (but not all) white Americans discriminate racial minorities especially black people and because most Serbs are white I'm not surprised that even back then some white racist Americans would give Serbs in the U.S. better treatment than some non-white especially black Americans and non-Americans so what my point is just because U.S. was at war with Serbia doesn't mean it was at war with Serbs who were in the U.S. at the time.
    (resident of Fredericton,New Brunswick,Canada, 13 March 2019 18:02)

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  6. sj: Like a good Albo always hiding behind mums dress. never stood on your own two feet


    We stood on our own two feet when the US was still backing you and calling us terrorists and Switzerland was blocking KLA accounts. Why didn't you win then? Why didn't you eliminate KLA in 1998 if you're such warriors as you claim?

    Making and keeping alliances is part of any war. You lost the support of the biggest military power with your massacres against civilians and you lost the war. Now go and parade and thump your chests.
    (Albanopolis, 13 March 2019 14:12)

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  7. And since your army, by your own account, wasn't able to stop NATO, you might as well use them for something, like a parade. But don't get too cocky with your 10 MIGs: Aviano, Bondsteel, Ramstein, Incirlik, NSA Naples, and soon to be Kucova AFB, are never too far away.
    (Albanopolis, 12 March 2019 23:15)

    Like a good Albo always hiding behind mums dress. never stood on your own two feet so out comes Bondsteel etc.
    Pathetic and you wonder why our friends have greater respect for Serbs.
    (sj, 13 March 2019 10:12)

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  8. @bert
    Is another who celebrates his country rep Serbia&KiM bombing.
    It helped k Muslims exile and of Albanians from proper Albania.
    The headline says "to mark" not celebrate!!! And there is a huge difference.
    (Lilly, 13 March 2019 07:58)

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  9. Military parade is held to celebrate the following; The birth of the army, liberation and military victories! But hej, Serbia is known for celebrating defeats all the time!
    (the truth, 12 March 2019 18:55)
    ___…__

    Apart from celebrating the settling of a blood feud, the claiming of fake political asylum status in Western Europe or the completion of a drug deal, it's not like the Gheg's are known to or most importantly can celebrate anything resembling military, foreign policy, sporting, economic et al victories!
    (Alan, 13 March 2019 07:36)

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  10. More than 19 countries attacked a tiny nation. Never in civilisation has this happened. After this, the same was replicated on other nations like Iraq, Libya, Syria etc. Kosovo today is not any better than 99.
    Kosovo war was a project used by NATO to determine its outcome. The victims are the people who were promised a better life but it never happened. Pain, suffering and poverty still continues in Serbia and Kosovo.
    The politicians are the only ones that have a comfortable life.
    (Al, 13 March 2019 02:18)

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  11. The entire thing was preventable, either before the bombing or after 3 days of bombing.
    (Thomas, 12 March 2019 19:56)

    If you look up the names of the Serbian delegation there were surprisingly many Albanians.

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    The list of Albanians representing Serbian side:

    Zejnelabedin Kurejshi
    Faik Jashari
    Sokol Quse
    Luan Koka
    Qerim Abazi


    Other interesting, non-Serbian names:


    Refik Sinadinovic
    Guljbehar Sabovic
    Ibro (Ibrahim?) Vajt (White?)

    Definitely Serbs:

    Ratko Markovic
    Vladan Kutlesic
    Nikola Sainovic
    Vladimir Stambuk
    Vojislav Zivkovic

    The Albanians were at least as many within Serbian delegation (5 men) as Serbs.
    And I did not count two Bosnians and Ibro Vajt whom I can't even guess but Ibro is "Ibrahim".

    Interesting list, isn't it?

    Because people think, there were Albanians vs. Serbs. In the reality Serbs were in minority within Serbian delegation.
    (Rocinante, 13 March 2019 01:46)

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  12. Not necessary to hold a military parade. Waste of money! Only dictators hold these types of parades. Looks like Serbia is 'flexing' it's muscle. Cheers.
    (WestSwan, 13 March 2019 01:21)

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  13. I can't see how a military parade is necessary for such an occasion.
    If commemorating the victims of NATO aggression is going to take place then only the church and people are needed.
    Parading arsenal is not in good taste at all.
    Second point, how many of foreign media is going to be invited to take the message to their people?
    Is anyone going to know the pain suffered back then and the commemoration those victims are given now?
    If all effort isn't being made to get this message out to the world then those victims are not being remembered in the best way and their deaths are not given due respect.
    I say to Vucic, stop with ingenuine sentiment and get to work educating the world on the injustice and crimes of NATO. Then you are doing what is required for the victims.
    (Peggy, 12 March 2019 23:24)

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  14. Vucic: "Instead what happened was an aggression on a sovereign country, which did not deserve it any way, "

    Perhaps in your book killing 100 civilians (Bosniak or Kosovar) for every Serb soldier, might not constitute a grave offense, but for the rest of the civilized world, you deserved every bomb that you got.
    And since your army, by your own account, wasn't able to stop NATO, you might as well use them for something, like a parade. But don't get too cocky with your 10 MIGs: Aviano, Bondsteel, Ramstein, Incirlik, NSA Naples, and soon to be Kucova AFB, are never too far away.
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  15. And on a related note, can someone tell me how Serbia was able to afford to rebuild all of those bridges and otehr infrastructure so quickly after the bombing? (Thomas, 12 March 2019 19:56)

    Just wondering: what buildings and infrastructure have been rebuilt? Okay, I don't have to use the ferry to cross the Danube in Novi Sad these days but how much has actually been rebuilt?
    (Curious, 12 March 2019 21:39)

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  16. Military parade is held to celebrate the following; The birth of the army, liberation and military victories! But hej, Serbia is known for celebrating defeats all the time!
    (the truth, 12 March 2019 18:55

    Exactly! That was my first thought. Who celebrates being bombed to pieces? The backwardness of these people is pretty sad! I guess some damaged egos in Serbia might have thought of this as a good idea!

    They like to go down and out in humiliation!
    In 1999 they went down with NATO bombing them and now 20 years later they are about to be humiliated again with the world having to do an intervention for them to accept the REALITY!
    (Glow, 12 March 2019 21:27)

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  17. The mini Russia is poking its head from the rubble. Instead of reconciling and remembering ALL the victims of war you cause friction, make divisions and incite hate between ethnicities of Serbia. For some reason only Serbia and Serbs were the victims. Don't forget that NATO bombed Yugoslavia. You guys will never learn.
    (Tarabulluzi, 12 March 2019 21:12)

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  18. Military parade is held to celebrate the following; The birth of the army, liberation and military victories! But hej, Serbia is known for celebrating defeats all the time!
    (the truth, 12 March 2019 18:55)

    That's the truth since 1389
    (SKIFTERI, 12 March 2019 20:52)

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  19. NATO was so bad that less than 20 years later you hold joint military exercises with them and give them an office in your Military of Defense building.

    Serbia didn't even throw the American Embassy out of the country during or after the bombing. Unbelievable!

    Talk and parades are cheap. Put your actions where your mouth is. Otherwise stop with the crocodile tears.

    The entire thing was preventable, either before the bombing or after 3 days of bombing. Serbia ended up with the exact same deal it could have had at the beginning. As I remember NATO didn't really know what to bomb anymore after a week since they had already hit all of the obvious targets.

    And on a related note, can someone tell me how Serbia was able to afford to rebuild all of those bridges and otehr infrastructure so quickly after the bombing?
    (Thomas, 12 March 2019 19:56)

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  20. Military parade is held to celebrate the following; The birth of the army, liberation and military victories! But hej, Serbia is known for celebrating defeats all the time!
    (the truth, 12 March 2019 18:55)

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  21. this is a very special day for kosovo people. that day the west started bombing a mad criminal regime of butcher millosevic. you could see his garbage military runing for cover and getting obliterated. cheers
    (bert, 12 March 2019 17:47)

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  22. Apologies guys/girls... but this is just bizarre.

    The NATO attack is part of a long process of YU transforming itself from a proud free country to a series of quarreling semi-dependent territories. NATO is as guilty as charged - but that attack happened because of a total incompetence of YU diplomacy.

    So celebrating the incompetence? Wow.
    (Rocinante, 12 March 2019 17:37)

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  23. A cowards parade would be more appropriate! 🤣🤣🤣
    (Glow, 12 March 2019 17:15)

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