Late 'Butcher of the Balkans' returns to Kosovo theatre

Supporters of the late Slobodan Milosevic holding up pictures of him during a memorial service in front of the Parliament building in Belgrade in 2006. The 'Butcher of the Balkans', widely considered responsible for the wars in Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo, which claimed more than 130,000 lives, remains an ambiguous figure in the eyes of his people. – AFP pic, March 5, 2018.

SLOBODAN Milosevic, the late “Butcher of the Balkans” who was a hero to many of his countrymen, is back in Kosovo, where a Serb-run theatre is staging a musical exploring the dichotomy.

The Slobodan Show premieres tomorrow in Gracanica, a Serb enclave in Kosovo, whose population of 1.8 million is predominantly ethnic Albanian.

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