Three many years on, Croatia’s Vukovar bears invisible scars of warfare | EUROtoday

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The Croatian metropolis of Vukovar, on the banks of the Danube, has a painful previous. Located on the border with Serbia, it was the scene of the primary main battle within the Nineteen Nineties Balkan wars. Four years earlier than the genocide in Srebrenica and eight years earlier than the warfare in Kosovo, Vukovar was the primary metropolis within the former Yugoslavia to endure ethnic cleaning, in 1991. More than 30 years later, reconciliation between native Serbs and Croats is hindered by impunity for warfare crimes and the shortcoming to agree on a typical model of occasions.