There have been a number of recent historical events that have affected the current status of the country. Soon after the anti-bureaucratic revolution, Slobodan Milošević –who was part of the communist party- rose to power in 1989. His pledge to reduce the powers of the self-ruling then Serbian provinces of Vojvodina and Kosovo. Milošević knew that autonomy for the provinces had long been opposed in Serbia and used it as a platform to gain support among the Serbian people or Serbs. “In 1991, Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia declared independence, followed by Bosnia in 1992” (World Factbook, 1). Many of the countries declared independence to leave from the oppressive “Serbian domination” that Milošević was striving for. Serbia and Montenegro then formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) that following year. Milošević led numerous campaigns to reunite Serbia ...
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... economic growth and unemployment still need to be addressed. The government must continue to enforce laws and work with the international community to cut down on the corruption and discrimination. These are the factors that will keep the country from moving forward.
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