Conflicts


Thanks to the valuable support of “Documenta – Centre for Dealing with the Past”, the project team of “Human Faces of Conflicts” had the opportunity to meet and interview Ms Ana Kvesic, a Zagreb-based Croatian storyteller. Ana is originally from Vukovar, a city on the Danube in Eastern Croatia that, in pre-war period, was a […]

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Third week of January marks the black anniversary of 1990 Armenian pogroms in Baku. Aris Ghazinyan “Black Week: Armenians remeber the January massacre in Baku”. ArmeniaNow.com, 24/04/2017 In this video Vadim Arutyunov tells the story of an Azeri family who rescued his ethnic Armenian mother from violent acts in 1990. Vadim was born at the end […]

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The landscape view of Karabakh mountains The South Caucasus is a region that borders with the regional powers of the Russian Federation, Iran and Turkey and includes internationally recognised states,  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and three unrecognised or partially recognised states of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia have developed diverging foreign policy […]

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As Transdniestrians celebrate Victory Day with a military parade – complete with Soviet-era tank – Russian [and Transnistrian] flags line the streets of Tiraspol. Photo by Thomas Vanden Driessche, Institute, in Zuckerman C. “The Country that Doesn’t Exist”, Picture Stories, National Geographic, 23/03/2017. The small Republic of Moldova is one of the post-Soviet states facing […]

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Sunset on the Danube river in Vukovar (Croatia), Photo by Dmitry Okuntsev

Sunset on the Danube river in Vukovar (Croatia), Photo by Dmitry Okuntsev The dissolution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia led to the independence of seven new states throughout a process marked by a series of conflicts which lasted more than a decade. The perpetration of war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity […]

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Carpathian Mountains near Kolochava, Zakarpatska Oblast, Ukraine. Photo by Volodymyr Zinchenko, National Geographic Ukraine gained independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. As a post-communist country in transition, Ukraine started to undergo major political and economic changes that have severely affected  the population with high social costs. Standing at the crossroads between […]

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