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  League of Communists of Yugoslavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
League of Communists of Yugoslavia (Savez komunista Jugoslavije), before 1952 the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (Komunistička partija Jugoslavije), was the major Communist party in Yugoslavia.
The Communists organized the largest resistance movement in Europe under the leadership of the Yugoslav National Liberation Army and was able to use guerrilla warfare with assistance from the British and Americans to establish liberated territories under its control.
The growing rift between the branches of the Communist Party and between the republics of Yugoslavia led to the effective dissolution of the Communist League of Yugoslavia at its 14th Congress held in January 1990 with rifts between Serbian and Slovenian Communists leading to the breakup of the party into different parties for each republic.
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 League of Communists of Croatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communist Party of Croatia (Croatian Komunistička Partija Hrvatske, KPH) was the Croatian branch of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ).
From 1952 onwards it was known as League of Communists of Croatia (Croatian Savez Komunista Hrvatske, SKH).
In 1989, 30% of the members of the Croatian League of Communists were Serbs, while their overall percentage in the republic was less than 13%.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Croatian_Communist_Party   (915 words)

 Slobodan Milosevic
Milošević emerged in April 1987 as the leading force in the revival of Serbian nationalism, replacing Ivan Stambolić[?] as party leader in the Serbian section of the ruling League of Communists of Yugoslavia in September.
He was elected president of Serbia by the national assembly in May 1989, and presided over the transformation of the League of Communists of Serbia into the Socialist Party of Serbia (July 1990) and the adoption of a new Serbian constitution (September 1990) providing for a direct election of a president with increased powers.
Armed actions by Albanian separatist groups and Serbian military counter-action in Serbia's previously autonomous (and mostly Albanian-populated) province of Kosovo culminated in escalating warfare in 1998, NATO air strikes against Serbia and her armed forces in March-June 1999, and Serbia's subsequent military withdrawal from the province.
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12 of the League of Communists of Croatia.
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8 organisation in the League of Communists of Croatia?
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 Socialist Yugoslavia (1945-1991)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The new Constitution of Yugoslavia was adopted on 31 January 1946, as well as the new national flag.
According to Marijan Grakalić's Hrvatski grb (NZMH, Zagreb, 1990), referring to Enciklopedija Jugoslavije (1980), it is supposed that Andrejević-Kun and A. Augustinčić are the authors of the coat of arms of Yugoslavia and that Kun might be the author of the coat of arms of the republics.
Mainly due to the question of the Bosnian Muslims not being represented in the five torches representing the five Yugoslav nations, the number of the torches was increased to six, with a new meaning, which was the number of the constituent republics.
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 Yugoslavia: A Country Study
Both the government and the ruling LCY became increasingly stratified between federal and regional organizations; by Tito's later years, the locus of political power was already diffused.
Also unique to Yugoslavia was the concept of statutory autonomy in nearly all governmental functions for each of the six republics in the federation.
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia (LCY--see Glossary) retained substantial control over the government's appointive and legislative functions, but innovations made party control of the country's diverse ethnic and economic groups problematic as early as the 1960s; the political management of economic reform, urgently needed by 1980, was complicated by the same factors.
www.cla.wayne.edu /polisci/kdk/Comparative/SOURCES/yugoslavia.htm   (5877 words)

 The Break-up of Yugoslavia: Selected Key Events
Yugoslavia is part of the Communist Bloc, but pursues relatively independent policies under the strong leadership of Tito.
At the 18th meeting of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Serbia, the League’s leader, Slobodon Milosevic, publicly condemned Slovenian and Croatian ideas of confederalism (which would give more autonomy to the republics of Yugoslavia, while retaining the federal government).
Milosevic elected as President of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Serbia.
www.bradley.edu /academics/las/is/Yugoslavia.html   (1738 words)

 Socialist Yugoslavia: Republics
League of Communists of Yugoslavia to the right (from the viewer).
I remember Zagreb and Rijeka were doing so: Rijeka was special in displaying five flags in rows on the lightpoles: Yugoslavia, Croatia, League of Communist of Yugoslvia, Italy and the town flag.
It was not so unusual to see in public places displayed all of the flags of the Republics in a circle, with the national and League of Communists of Yugoslavia's flags in the middle.
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 Er Jugoslavien et socialistisk land?
The leaders of the CPSU, on the other hand, hold that Yugoslavia is a socialist country and that the League of Communists of Yugoslavia bases itself on Marxism-Leninism and is a fraternal Party and a force against imperialism.
In arguing that Yugoslavia is a socialist country, the Open Letter of the Central Committee of the CPSU states that the "socialist sector" in the rural areas of Yugoslavia has increased from 6 to 15 per cent.
Vladimir Bakari, Speech at the Sixth Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia.
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 Significant Causes of the Violent Break-up of Yugoslavia
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia (LCY) as the only substantial pan-Yugoslavian institution was thus the only force capable of allaying these fears.
Tito's death in 1980 combined with the end of Cold War rivalry and the decline of communist ideology in the rest of Europe in the 1980s lead to the severe weakening of Yugoslavia's crucial unifying factors.
Public disagreement was not permitted between communist party members therefore it was intellectuals and the media that articulated this anger.
www.historyorb.com /europe/yugoslavia.shtml   (1255 words)

 Former Yugoslavia (1945-1991)
Augustincic are authors of the coat of arms of Tito's Yugoslavia and that Kun might be the author of the coat of arms of the republics.
AVNOJ is Anti-fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia (Antifasisticko Vjece Narodnog Oslobodenja Jugoslavije), the organization that functioned as the parliament of the partisan movement.
The coat of arms of SFR Yugoslavia had a white background, but sometimes it was light blue.
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 New Communist Party of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
New Communist Party of Yugoslavia (Nova komunistička partija Jugoslavije - NKPJ) was founded in 1990 as an entirely new all-Yugoslav party, with no legal connections with the former League of Communists of Yugoslavia.
The symbol of the New Communist Party of Yugoslavia is a five-pointed star in red colour with a sickle and a hammer in gold colour.
The New Communist Party of Yugoslavia has originally used flags similar to those of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia: a red five-pointed star in the canton, fimbriated gold and charged with gold hammer and sickle, with gold letters NKPJ beneath the star, all on red field.
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 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Yugoslavia / Glossary
An international communist organization (1947-56) including the communist parties of Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia (expelled in 1948).
Yugoslavia became a member of GATT in 1965, when its tariff and trade regulations were brought into line with international practices.
All the republic communist parties remained intact (although reduced in membership) and ran candidates in the multiparty 1990 republic elections.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/yugoslavia/yu_glos.html   (1093 words)

 1934 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
October 9 - King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French foreign minister Louis Barthou are assassinated during the king's state visit in Marseille
November 27 - A running gun battle between FBI agents and bank robber Baby Face Nelson results in the death of one FBI agent and the mortal wounding of special agent Sam Cowley, who is still able to mortally shoot Nelson.
December 1 - In the Soviet Union, Politburo member Sergei Kirov is shot dead at the Communist Party headquarters in Leningrad by Leonid Nikolaev (it is widely thought that Soviet leader Joseph Stalin ordered this murder).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1934   (2339 words)

 Informal Communist Discussion
Socialism is the period of transition between the overthrow of bourgeois rule and the development of a classless, communist society.
The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness.
Communist theory and practice will combine to deliver to millions of workers in the advanced industrialized countries the news that the fundamental solution to all the problems of the modern world--is the overthrow of the system of bourgeois rule--and its replacement with something that has never existed--workers' rule under modern conditions.
www.communism.com   (3875 words)

 Tito’s Yugoslavia - History - Croatia - Europe
There was a gradual process of decentralization (in which greater power devolved to the republics, including Croatia, and their own Communist leaderships), easing of repression, and abandonment of collectivization.
An aggressive campaign to reassert Serb and the Communist party’s hegemony over a recentralized Yugoslavia was initiated in 1988 by Slobodan Milosevic, president of the Serbian League of Communists and then of Serbia, but only accelerated Croat and other non-Serb opposition to the Yugoslav federation.
Franjo Tudjman, its founder and leader, formerly a Partisan and Communist general imprisoned for nationalist activities twice after 1971, was duly elected president of Croatia.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/croatia/history/tito's_yugoslavia.htm   (547 words)

 MAR | Data | Chronology for Kosovo Albanians in Yugoslavia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Yugoslavia's president Slobodan Milosevic warns the West of his determination to crush "terrorism" in the separatist province of Kosovo.
The Democratic League of Kosovo calls for a serious commitment by its members and allies wherever they are in the West for the release of the president of Kosova, Ibrahim Rugova, LDK leader and president of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo.
Yugoslavia files accusations with the World Court in The Hague that 10 NATO states are violating international law with the airstrikes.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/chronology.asp?groupId=34501   (16155 words)

 Croatia: Myth and Reality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
She was a member of one of Yugoslavia's best known communist families.
In January 1990 at the last Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, Milosevic stormed the podium to declare that communism would go on even without Slovenia and Croatia.
At the 1996 Socialist Party (the re-named League of Communists of Serbia) Congress, Milosevic stood before almost two thousand hand-picked delegates as the Socialist "Internationale" was played.
users.teledisnet.be /web/nno17565/myth/mtud03.htm   (607 words)

 Troubles in Yugoslavia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In Slovenia, the reformed communist Party for Democratic Renewal was defeated by the DEMOS coalition of anti-communist political parties.
Bosnia-Hercegovina's communists were defeated by nationalist groups representing Muslims, Serbs, and Croats with the Muslim Party of Democratic Action gaining power.
By January 1992, the Serbian leadership knew that Yugoslavia no longer existed except as "Greater Serbia" and their main concern then became the enlarging of Serbian lands so that they would have the biggest territory when the ashes settled.
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 PMag v13n3p20 -- Why Did Yugoslavia Break Up?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This changed with the death of President Tito in 1980 and the dissolution of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia in the late '80s and in 1990.
SPENCER: You said recently that in the former Yugoslavia there was a correlation between support for democracy and decentralization or separatism, while the opposing ideology of centralization was primarily a Communist one.
In Yugoslavia the problems were worse because proposals for reform, decentralization, and asymmetrical federalism were proclaimed unconstitutional and counter-revolutionary and thereby eliminated from legitimate political discourse.
www.peacemagazine.org /archive/v13n3p20.htm   (1989 words)

 Is Yugoslavia a Socialist Country?
Vladimir Bakaric, Speech at the Sisth Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia.
    In arguing that Yugoslavia is a socialist country, the Open Letter of the Central Committee of the CPSU states that the "socialist sector" in the rural areas of Yugoslavia has increased from 6 to 15 per cent.
Tito, Speech at the Seventh Congress of the League of Commumsts of Yugoslavia, April 1958.
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 President Milan Kucan
In those years he was a member of numerous bodies and institutions, including the Constitutional Commission of the Assembly of former Yugoslavia, head of the working group dealing with the relationship between the two autonomous provinces (Vojvodina and Kosovo Metohija), Serbia and the Federation.
He also championed such endeavours of the LCS at the level of the Communist League of Yugoslavia.
When they were rejected at the extraordinary 14th LCY Congress, Milan Kucan supported the complete withdrawal of the LCS from the LCY.
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 Tito - Tito of Yugoslavia
The Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia adopted a Constitution on January 31, 1946, which sanctioned the multi-national federation of six republics: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia with two territories within Serbia –; Voyvodina and Kosovo.
Tito regarded himself as the foremost representative of an expanding Communist world, and consequently, a rift began to form between Tito and Stalin after years of Tito’s praise for Stalin, who was also not willing to go to any war for Tito’s expansionist foreign policy.
The Tenth Congress of the SKJ was held in 1974 where a new Constitution depicting Yugoslavia as an eight-unit confederation, altering the basis of the Communists’ restoration of the union, which had been conceived as a federation of equal nations, not as a coming together of pre-existing ‘states.’
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 League of Communists of Yugoslavia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The flag of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia was red with a yellow outlined star in which there was the sickle and hammer, underneath the acronym SKJ (Savez Komunista Jugoslavije); in the canton, and next to it, the motto "Workers of All Countries, Unite!".
The Statutes of SKJ prescribe that the name of the party and the motto "should be written in national languages".
The League of Communists was formed in 1952 from the former Communist Party (KPJ), changing in the flag only the acronym under the star.
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 Catalogue of Auty Collection, SSEES Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Contents: excerpts re preparations for the 9th Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia from the "Joint Translation Service Belgrade" bulletin of summaries of the Yugoslav press, nos 4992-5232, some missing.
Contents: typescripts and texts of speeches re economic relations at the 9th Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia.
Contents: documents from the 9th Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia including texts of speeches.
www.ssees.ac.uk /archives/aut/aut2b.htm   (617 words)

 AIM25: School of Slavonic and East European Studies: Auty Collection
During the Second World War she worked on matters connected with Yugoslavia in the BBC, the Political Warfare Department and the Political Intelligence Centre in the Middle East Department of Allied Forces Headquarters.
Immediately after the war she visited Yugoslavia on behalf of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Organisation.
She became reader in history of the South Slavs at SSEES and then professor of modern history and chair of the History Department at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/58/5239.htm   (277 words)

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