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See graphic, previously published in Le Monde Diplomatique
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Ethnic groups in the South Eastern Europe
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, ethnic tension has been a major factor in the development of the political situation in the Balkan Region. The break up of communist Yugoslavia lead to wide spread confict in the 1990-ies and has lead to the formation of new countries.