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#BosniaandHerzegovina #Sarajevo #Coronavirus

Over the past 24 hours, at least 1,562 individuals have tested positive for coronavirus and 34 have died due to COVID-19, public health institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina announced on Wednesday. A sad new record.
Of the 1,408 samples tested in the Republika Srpska (RS) semi-autonomous region of Bosnia, 630 were positive. 14 COVID-19 fatalities were also recorded by the RS.
Of the 2,275 individuals examined, 932 new cases of coronavirus were reported by the other Bosnian body, the Federation (FBiH), while 20 individuals died due to the disease.
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#Bosniaandherzegovina #BanjaLuka #Coronavirus

Former Bosnian Serb leader Momcilo Krajisnik died at the age of 75 as a result of a corona infection. This was reported by the local portal "", citing the university hospital in Banja Luka,
where Krajisnik was last treated. The convicted war criminal was during the Bosnian War (1992-1995) Parliament President of the separate state of the Serbian Republic (RS) established in Bosnia. He was a close confidante of the then RS President Radovan Karadzic,
whom the Hague Yugoslavia Tribunal sentenced to life imprisonment for genocide and other war crimes in 2019. Krajisnik was arrested in 2000 by French soldiers from the Bosnian peacekeeping force SFOR.
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Around 3000 BCE in eastern #Europe, a Proto-Balto-Slavic #language started to diverge from #ProtoIndoEuropean.

The #Slavic branch of the #IndoEuropean #languages began about 2,000 years later when Proto-Slavic deviated from Proto-Balto-Slavic.

[Image:…] Source: The Indo-European L...
As the #Slavic-speaking area expanded during the first millennium CE (striped area on map), Proto-Slavic transitioned to Common Slavic. The #language underwent minor changes that occurred mostly uniformly across eastern #Europe, thereby maintaining mutual intelligibility. A map of eastern Europe sho...
Around the year 1000 CE #CommonSlavic began to split into the South, West, and East branches to which all modern #Slavic #languages belong.

Roughly 315m people speak a Slavic #language, mostly in Eastern #Europe (including the #Balkan peninsula), #CentralAsia, and #Siberia. A map of Europe highlightin...
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