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Tuesday, June 15, 1999

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  • War and Peace Report

    Dutch peacekeepers today discovered about 20 charred bodies in a village near the southwestern city of Prizren, in Kosovo. A military spokeswoman says they are believed to be the remains of a mass execution of ethnic Albanians. British troops have already found what appears to be a mass gravesite containing dozens of bodies. Local people say the remains are those of ethnic Albanians killed in April by Serb police and soldiers.

  • Anti-Milosevic Dissidents Speak Out From Budapest

    Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic made his second public appearance in as many days today, visiting a central Serbian town that was devastated by NATO missiles that went astray in April.

  • Russia’s Role in Peacekeeping in Kosovo

    Russia sent an 11-vehicle convoy today from Bosnia to re-supply its troops at the airport in Pristina. Russian control of the airport has caused an embarrassing diplomatic standoff as Western nations struggle to reach an agreement with Russia over its role in the massive peacekeeping mission.