A year ago, Croatia finally adopted a law granting compensation to civilian victims of the 1991-95 war - but few cases have been resolved so far, and even fewer relating to injuries sustained by Serbs during Operation Storm in August 1995.
The start of the high-profile trial of Bosnian Serb Army Drina Corps commander Milenko Zivanovic, already the focus of controversy, was postponed after Bosnian prosecutors offered to transfer the case to Serbia instead of pursuing their own trial.
Milenko Zivanovic, wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Drina Corps, was indicted in both Bosnia and Serbia, almost simultaneously, for similar crimes in Srebrenica in 1995, raising questions about the motives behind the charges.
The trial for the killings of 20 passengers seized from a train in Bosnia in 1993 was delayed again as the court ruled that a former Bosnian Serb soldier must now be tried separately because of illness.
Popular Bosnian vocalist Adi Mulahalilovic, who co-wrote Bosnia’s 1994 Eurovision entry, said that as a survivor of the siege of Sarajevo, he felt obliged to join the multinational Europe for Ukraine music project.