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Karadzic, Radovan

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishKaradzic, RadovanRadovan KaradzicKar‧a‧dzic, Rad‧o‧van /ˈkærədɪtʃ $ ˈkɑː-, ˈrædəvæn $ ˈrɑːdəvɑːn/  (1945–) the leader of the Bosnian Serbs who fought against the Bosnian government during the Bosnian War. The UN (=United Nations) decided that he was responsible for the killing of many Muslims and Croats who lived in towns and villages that the Serbs took, and charged him with war crimes. He went into hiding in 1996, but was arrested in 2008 and sent to the Netherlands for trial in a special law court.
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