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Ka·ra·džić(kä′rə-jĭch), Radovan Born 1945.
Bosnian Serb leader who engaged in civil war with the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina. An extreme Serbian nationalist, his practice of ethnic cleansing led to his 1995 indictment by the International War Crimes Tribunal.
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(Biography) Radovan (ˈrædəvæn). born 1945, Bosnian Serb political leader during the Bosnian war (1992–95); evaded capture until arrested in 2008; tried on charges of genocide and war crimes by an international criminal tribunal at The Hague (2010-2014) and ongoing
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