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  • Uncertain future for Croatian refugees

    06/20/2003 8:49:34 AM PDT · by Doctor13 · 1 replies · 161+ views
    BBC ^ | 20 June 2003 | Alex Kroeger (in Belgrade)
    Rastko and Stojan Colovic are two and five years old, and this is the only home they've ever known: a former barracks near Belgrade, converted into a centre to house refugees from the wars which tore apart the former Yugoslavia. The Colovic family have lived in the centre for eight years Their grandparents, Croatian Serbs, came here with their mother eight years ago, fleeing the advance of the Croatian army as it re-took the breakaway Krajina Serb Republic in August 1995. The boys' mother met and married their father in the Rakovica centre. The family have no intention of returning...