Rüdiger Rossig | Journalist | Novinar

Bosnia-Herzegovina still struggles 30 years after the war

Separatists continue to threaten to destroy Bosnia-Herzegovina. A look back indicates the tiny western Balkan state is lacking democracy, the rule of law, prosperity and the prospect of being integrated into the EU soon. | By Rüdiger Rossig

Every year on April 6 the inhabitants of the Bosnian capital commemorate the Day of the City of Sarajevo. The day marks both the city's liberation from the German occupying forces in 1945 — and the start of the siege by Bosnian Serbs in 1992. The day before, the Bosnian parliament had declared the country's independence from what had been communist Yugoslavia. More ...