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Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic Photographed Holding Nazi-Fascist Flag

The NDH consisted of modern-day Croatia and most of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as some parts of modern-day Serbia and Slovenia. The regime targeted Serbs, Jews, Roma people and anti-fascist or dissident Croatians and Muslims, as part of a large-scale genocide campaign in places such as the Jasenovac concentration camp […]

Why does Croatian Media Give Revisionists a Platform?

Amid a growing trend towards historical revisionism in the country, Croatian television and newspapers offer airtime and space to right-wingers who downplay the crimes committed by the World War II fascist Ustasa regime […]

The Idea of a Greater Croatia by Pavao Ritter Vitezović (II)

P. R. Vitezović’s writings were especially directed against pro-Venetian texts of the famous historian and doctor of law from Dalmatian city of Trogir – Ivan Lučić (Lucius Joannes 1604–1679) – who is traditionally considered as a founder of the Croatian scientific historiography. Lučić’s most important work – De Regno Dalmatiae et Croatiae libri six (“The Kingdom of Dalmatia and Croatia in Six Volumes”), Amsterdam, 1668 – that includes many narrative sources, genealogical tables and historical-geographical maps, tells the historical truth that Dalmatia in former time was a separate territory from the state of Croatia and, in fact, the Venetian possession […]

How Holocaust Revisionists Remake History as Nationalist Sham

Historical revisionists in Croatia and Ukraine are selectively quoting archive sources to politically whitewash their country’s involvement in Nazi collaboration and other World War II crimes […]

Croatian Book on Jasenovac Distorts Holocaust History

A new book about Croatia’s WWII Jasenovac concentration camp distorts historical facts to suggest that inmates weren’t interned because they were Jews, Serbs or Roma, and that they weren’t systematically killed […]

The Idea of a Greater Croatia by Pavao Ritter Vitezović (I)

The article will examine the model for the creation of a Greater Croatia designed by a Croatian nobleman, publicist and historian Pavao Ritter Vitezović (1652–1713). The article will offer a new interpretation of the substance and significance of Vitezović’s political ideology. Many historians have viewed Vitezović’s political thought and his developed ideological framework of a united South Slavic state as part of a wider pan-Slavic world […]