Stećci are monumental medieval tombstones that lie scattered across the landscape of Bosnia and Herzegovina. They are the country's most legendary symbol. These are the tombstones of those who lived between the
The history of Bosnia in the high middle ages is frequently confused and confusing. But three powerful rulers stand out: Ban Kulin (who ruled from 1180 to 1204), Ban Stephen Kotromanić (1322-1353) and King Stephen
Russia and the Habsburg monarchy had vied for political and economic inﬂuence in Southeastern Europe since the eighteenth century. Ottoman weakness, growing Russian inﬂuence in the area, and the realization that
The Bosnian Serb "capital" of Pale was not the only place where the fall of Srebrenica in July, 1995, was greeted with joy and jubilation. More subdued, yet hardly dissimilar, were the proud feelings for the
A report on how the hard-line Croatian government helped mastermind the break-up of Bosnia-Herzegovina in order to create a new Croatian mini-state and how the international community let it get away with it.
Ahmići massacre was the culmination of the Lašva Valley ethnic cleansing committed by the Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia's political and military leadership on Bosnian Muslim (Bosniak) civilians