Facing the consequences of Kosovo's independence
Borislav Milosevic, Yugoslavia's Ambassador to Russia 1998-2000, Brother of the late Slobodan Milosevic, former President of Yugoslavia.
1936 - Born in Nikshich, Montenegro
1960 - Graduates, Journalism School, Belgrade
1970 - Counsel, Yugoslavian embassy
1985 - Yugoslavia's ambassador to Algeria
1989 - Head, Interexport State Foreign Trade Company, Moscow
1998 - Yugoslavia's ambassador to Russia
Kosovo declared its independence on February 17. This declaration was approved by the U.S. and some major European powers, even though the UN doesn’t recognise this self-proclaimed independence. Justifying their policy, western politicians often cite alleged atrocities committed in Kosovo by the Yugoslav government back in the 1990s and put all the blame on the former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic. But how fair are these accusations? To present the other side of the story, we’ve invited to our studio the former ambassador of Yugoslavia in Russia and the elder brother of the late Yugoslav leader, Borislav Milosevic.