Opstina

Opstina

In Russia and several other Slavic countries, a political subdivision equivalent to a municipal government.
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(Statut Saveza jevrejskih opstina Srbije.) Available online at <http://www.makabijada.com/dopis/pdf/SS.pdf>.
] upon the effective date to be established by the Supervisor each entity shall be deemed to have delegated all of its powers of governance within the pre-war Brcko Opstina to a new institution, a new multi-ethnic democratic government to be known as "The Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina" under the exclusive sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Final Award established a special District for the entire pre-war Brcko Municipality (Opstina), under the exclusive sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
An original contribution to the genre was the attempt to base utopia on the ancient Serbian forms of social organization--zadruga and opstina (Svetozar Markovic's socialist utopia and Rastko Petrovic's modernist parody of the pagan Slavic paradise).
It was ironic, though, that in Opstina Prijedor UN personnel, sensing an even greater danger if civilians remained in the area, actually provided transportation to assist with the ethnic cleansing that was being committed there.
On May 7, 1997, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Tribunal) rendered the first war crimes conviction by an international criminal tribunal since Nuremberg.(2) Dusko Tadic received a twenty-year prison sentence for his role in the concentration camp persecution and beatings of Bosnian Muslims and Croats in opstina Prijedor, Bosnia-Herzegovina.(3) At first, Tadic was one of only two indictees in the Tribunal's custody,(4) as onlookers predicted that he was only the tip of the iceberg.(5) In fact, to date, the Tribunal has issued over seventy indictments,(6) and its financial prospects are improving,(7) suggesting that Tadic's was the first in a line of trials yet to occur.
The Final Award established a special District for the entire pre-war Brcko Opstina, under the exclusive sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
At approximately 2300 hours on a starlit night in July 1999, a three-man ground surveillance radar (GSR) team observed a named area of interest (NAI) from a remote hilltop in the Vitina Opstina, Kosovo, in the Multinational Brigade--East (MNB-E) sector.
To gain the advantage and disrupt an event, action, or revenge, learn the history of the town, opstina, and clan (family) (see Figure 2).