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August 19, 1990 | From Associated Press
Serbs armed with shotguns and hunting rifles sealed roads into southwestern Croatia on Saturday to prevent the republic's police from blocking a referendum on autonomy. But Serbs and Croatian police said tensions between the two sides were easing in the dispute that seemed to have peaked Friday when Yugoslavian air force fighters intercepted a flight of police helicopters to prevent them from reaching this region near the Adriatic coast.
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June 21, 1993 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Serbs from the rugged Krajina frontier concluded a referendum Sunday that is expected to give overwhelming approval to unification with other Serbs, a move toward creating a Greater Serbia in much of the former Yugoslav federation. As military vehicles blared the Serbian anthem, "March to Drina," through the streets of this Croatian region, voters flocked to the polls for the referendum on unification with Serbs in Bosnia-Herzegovina and "other Serbian countries."
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August 18, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Federal army units moved into the Croatian town of Knin amid rising tension over plans to ban a referendum on Serb autonomy in the republic. Croatian authorities earlier vowed to prevent the unofficial referendum, saying it was aimed at undermining democratic reforms in Croatia. Leaders of the 400,000-strong Serb minority in western Croatia had been scheduled to start a two-week referendum Sunday in which Serbs were to choose whether they want some degree of self-government within Croatia.
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May 20, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The battle line in Yugoslavia's on-again, off-again civil war runs straight through this village in eastern Croatia, where ethnic Serbs who have been a minority for centuries have recently come to resent their role.
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June 21, 1993 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Serbs from the rugged Krajina frontier concluded a referendum Sunday that is expected to give overwhelming approval to unification with other Serbs, a move toward creating a Greater Serbia in much of the former Yugoslav federation. As military vehicles blared the Serbian anthem, "March to Drina," through the streets of this Croatian region, voters flocked to the polls for the referendum on unification with Serbs in Bosnia-Herzegovina and "other Serbian countries."
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May 20, 1991 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The battle line in Yugoslavia's on-again, off-again civil war runs straight through this village in eastern Croatia, where ethnic Serbs who have been a minority for centuries have recently come to resent their role.
NEWS
August 19, 1990 | From Associated Press
Serbs armed with shotguns and hunting rifles sealed roads into southwestern Croatia on Saturday to prevent the republic's police from blocking a referendum on autonomy. But Serbs and Croatian police said tensions between the two sides were easing in the dispute that seemed to have peaked Friday when Yugoslavian air force fighters intercepted a flight of police helicopters to prevent them from reaching this region near the Adriatic coast.
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August 18, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Federal army units moved into the Croatian town of Knin amid rising tension over plans to ban a referendum on Serb autonomy in the republic. Croatian authorities earlier vowed to prevent the unofficial referendum, saying it was aimed at undermining democratic reforms in Croatia. Leaders of the 400,000-strong Serb minority in western Croatia had been scheduled to start a two-week referendum Sunday in which Serbs were to choose whether they want some degree of self-government within Croatia.
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