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September 26, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Serbian government said it will move the remains of Josip Broz Tito from a special memorial center to a Belgrade cemetery in a further downgrading of Yugoslavia's Communist ruler. Town Planning Minister Miodrag Janic told reporters that Tito's remains will be moved by the end of the year and the House of Flowers memorial center will be closed and listed as an "illegally built building." Tito's widow, Jovanka Broz, told a Belgrade newspaper that "this is the final act of a frenetic campaign."
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May 31, 2000 | Reuters
Soviet dictator Josef Stalin was so angry with Josip Broz Tito that his special services were planning to assassinate the Yugoslav leader. The plan was dropped in 1953 when Stalin died, according to a collection of Cold War archives compiled by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a U.S. think tank. Tito died in 1980.
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May 31, 2000 | Reuters
Soviet dictator Josef Stalin was so angry with Josip Broz Tito that his special services were planning to assassinate the Yugoslav leader. The plan was dropped in 1953 when Stalin died, according to a collection of Cold War archives compiled by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a U.S. think tank. Tito died in 1980.
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September 26, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Serbian government said it will move the remains of Josip Broz Tito from a special memorial center to a Belgrade cemetery in a further downgrading of Yugoslavia's Communist ruler. Town Planning Minister Miodrag Janic told reporters that Tito's remains will be moved by the end of the year and the House of Flowers memorial center will be closed and listed as an "illegally built building." Tito's widow, Jovanka Broz, told a Belgrade newspaper that "this is the final act of a frenetic campaign."
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October 21, 1988 | CHARLES T. POWERS, Times Staff Writer
A week ago, Serbian intellectuals were saying that Slobodan Milosevic was the first Yugoslav politician in the last eight years to recognize that former strongman Josip Broz Tito is really dead. A slight revision was in order Thursday, in the aftermath of a turbulent week in Yugoslav Communist Party politics. And it came down to this: Tito might be dead, but the system he left behind is very much intact.
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March 27, 1987 | Associated Press
Seventeen photographs of Marshal Tito, founder of Communist Yugoslavia, were damaged "with a sharp object" by unknown vandals during an exhibition in the province of Kosovo, the state-run Tanjug news agency reported Thursday.
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February 24, 1989 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer and
Emperor Hirohito, a man once despised by much of the world as the symbol of ruthless Japanese military aggression, was honored by the international community today as kings, presidents and other representatives of 163 countries attended his elaborate state funeral.
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January 11, 1987 | Associated Press
Unidentified arsonists burned a large photograph of former President Josip Broz Tito in a secondary school in the southern province of Kosovo, the official news agency Tanjug said. Tanjug said last week that the burning, which it called a "hostile act," was being investigated.
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June 18, 1988 | Reuters
About 5,000 striking factory workers demonstrated angrily Friday outside the Federal Assembly (Parliament) to protest pay cuts, shouting "We want bread!" and calling on the government to resign. The workers from the Zmaj tractor factory outside Belgrade marched through the streets waving huge red banners and pictures of the late Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. Onlookers cheered and clapped as workers accused the government of corruption and incompetence.
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January 15, 1989 | Associated Press
The widow of former President Josip Broz Tito has lost an appeal for revision of a court ruling against her inheritance, a press report said Saturday. The Belgrade newspaper Vecernje Novosti said the Supreme Court of the republic of Serbia rejected her demand for revision of a 1986 Belgrade court ruling that all of Tito's estate is state property. Tito died in 1980.
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October 21, 1988 | CHARLES T. POWERS, Times Staff Writer
A week ago, Serbian intellectuals were saying that Slobodan Milosevic was the first Yugoslav politician in the last eight years to recognize that former strongman Josip Broz Tito is really dead. A slight revision was in order Thursday, in the aftermath of a turbulent week in Yugoslav Communist Party politics. And it came down to this: Tito might be dead, but the system he left behind is very much intact.
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March 27, 1987 | Associated Press
Seventeen photographs of Marshal Tito, founder of Communist Yugoslavia, were damaged "with a sharp object" by unknown vandals during an exhibition in the province of Kosovo, the state-run Tanjug news agency reported Thursday.
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April 23, 1995
Milovan Djilas, 84, Yugoslav leader who changed his political philosophy to become communism's first prominent dissident in Eastern Europe. Djilas was a member of Yugoslavia's top leadership until 1954 and helped the late Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito create a Communist-ruled federation. But he was expelled from the Communist Party and subsequently jailed for nine years after he accused his fellow Communists of thwarting democracy.
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February 6, 1993 | From Associated Press
Queen Alexandra, widow of the exiled king of Yugoslavia and daughter of a Greek monarch, has died in England. She was 71. Alexandra died Jan. 30 of cancer, according to the London office of her son, Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia. She died at her home in Sussex, south of London, the national news agency Press Assn. reported. Alexandra was born in Tatoi, near Athens, on March 25, 1921, five months after the death of her father, King Alexander I of the Hellenes.
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