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Mi·lo·še·vić(mə-lō′shə-vĭch′), Slobodan 1941-2006.
Serbian politician who served as president of Serbia (1989-1997) and of Serbia and Montenegro (1997-2000). Following the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia he promoted the idea of a Greater Serbia and supported Serbian militias in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. In 2002, a United Nations criminal tribunal charged Milošević with crimes against humanity and genocide, but he died before the trial ended.
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(Biography) Slobodan (ˈslɒbədæn). 1941–2006, Serbian politician, president of Serbia (1989–97) and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1997–2000). He supported ethnic cleansing in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992–95) and Kosovo (1998–99). He was ousted in 2000 and brought to trial (2001) for war crimes; died in prison before the trial was concluded
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Mi•lo•se•vic(mɪˈloʊ sə vɪtʃ)
Slobodan, born 1941, president of Serbia 1989–97, president of Yugoslavia 1997–2000.
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