2015 in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The following lists events that will happen during 2015 in Bosnia and Herzegovina .

2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

Bosnia and Herzegovina republic in Southeast Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia–Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe, located within the Balkan Peninsula. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city.

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Incumbents

Mladen Ivanić Bosnia and Herzegovina politician

Mladen Ivanić is a Bosnian Serb politician who has been a member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2014 and is due to leave office in 2018 after losing his bid for re-election.

Dragan Čović Bosnia and Herzegovina politician

Dragan Čović is a Bosnian Croat politician and leader of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina party. Having served as the Croat member of Bosnia's tripartite Presidency since 2014, he is due to leave office after losing his bid re-election in 2018.

Bakir Izetbegović Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bakir Izetbegović is a Bosnian politician. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Bosniak member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and President of the Party of Democratic Action (SDA).

Events

January

2015 World Mens Handball Championship 2015 edition of the World Mens Handball Championship

The 2015 World Men's Handball Championship was the 24th staging of the World Men's Handball Championship, organised by the International Handball Federation (IHF). The final tournament was held for the first time in Qatar, from 15 January to 1 February 2015. The Qatari bid was selected over those of Norway, Poland and France after a vote by the IHF Council on 27 January 2011, in Malmö, Sweden. This is the third time that the World Championship was hosted in the Middle East And North Africa, after Egypt in 1999 and Tunisia in 2005.

April

Zvornik City in Republika Srpska

Zvornik is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in entity of Republika Srpska, on the left bank of the Drina river. As of 2013, it has a population of 58,856 inhabitants.

May

Operation Ruben was a highly criticized police raid operation targeting what police said were suspected radical Islamists in the Republika Srpska, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It commenced on 6 May 2015, following an attack on a police station in Zvornik.
Several people were arrested a week after the attack.

November

Related Research Articles

Podrinje

Podrinje is the Slavic name of the Drina river basin, known in English as the Drina Valley, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

Dragan Obrenović is a former Bosnian Serb senior officer and commander in the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and the Bosnian Serb army (VRS).

Mali Zvornik Town and municipality in Šumadija and Western Serbia, Serbia

Mali Zvornik is a town and municipality located in the Mačva District of western Serbia. In 2011, the population of the town is 4,132, while the population of the municipality is 11,987. It lays opposite of the Drina river from the town of Zvornik, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sapna Town and municipality in Federation of BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sapna is a town and municipality located in Tuzla Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

FK Drina Zvornik association football club

Fudbalski klub Drina Zvornik is a football club from the town of Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Drina Zvornik is a member of the Football Association of Republika Srpska and is currently now active in the First League of the Republika Srpska again.

Drina river, which forms a large portion of the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

The Drina is a 346 km (215 mi) long international river, which forms a large portion of the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. It is the longest tributary of the Sava River and the longest karst river in the Dinaric Alps which belongs to the Danube river watershed. Its name is derived from the Latin name of the river which in turn is derived from Greek.

Radovan Karadžić former Bosnian Serb politician; convicted war criminal

Radovan Karadžić is a Bosnian Serb former politician and convicted war criminal who served as the President of Republika Srpska during the Bosnian War and sought the unification of that entity with Serbia.

Miroslav Stevanović is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Swiss Challenge League club Servette FC and the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Zvornik massacre acts of mass murder and violence committed against the Bosniak and non-Serb civilian population of the town of Zvornik by Serb paramilitary groups

The Zvornik massacre refers to acts of mass murder and violence committed against Bosniaks and other non-Serb civilians in Zvornik by Serb paramilitary groups at the beginning of the Bosnian War in 1992. It was part of a wider campaign of ethnic cleansing in the Bosnian War: by one estimate, 40,000 Bosniaks were expelled from the Zvornik district.

Edin Rustemović is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian footballer who currently plays for HŠK Zrinjski Mostar in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The 2014–15 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, also known as BH Telecom Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is the fifteenth season of the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the highest football league of Bosnia and Herzegovina, since its original establishment in 2000 and twelfth as a unified country-wide league. It began on 2 August 2014 and will end sometimes on 23 May 2015, with a winter break between late November 2014 and late February/early March 2015. The official fixture schedule was released in late June/early July 2014.

Zvornik Fortress

Zvornik Castle is a medieval castle located in Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the mountain Mlađevac overlooking Drina Valley. Zvornik fortress is 147 metres (482 ft) above sea level.

Snagovo massacre

The Snagovo massacre refers to the mass killing of 36 Bosnian Muslim civilians by Serbs on 29 April 1992 in the village Snagovo, located in the municipality of Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The massacre occurred at the start of the Bosnian War.

Zvornik police station shooting

On 27 April 2015, a local gunman attacked a police station in Zvornik in the Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He killed one police officer and wounded two others before he was shot dead by other police officers. This was the first attack of its kind in Republika Srpska, attacks have occurred in the other entity, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including the 1997 Mostar car bombing.

The Bijeli Potok massacre refers to the mass killing of 750 Bosnian Muslim civilians by Serbs on 1 June 1992 in the settlement Bijeli Potok within the village Đulići, located in the municipality of Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina. About 750 Bosnian Muslim men and boys, from the multiple villages around Zvornik, were separated from their families by Serb forces, and slaughtered within a week at Bijeli Potok and their bodies hidden in mass graves throughout the Drina Valley.

Mićo Kuzmanović is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Belgian First Division A club Mouscron.

Eparchy of Zvornik and Tuzla

The Eparchy of Zvornik and Tuzla is an eparchy of the Serbian Orthodox Church with its seat in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has jurisdiction over the north-eastern regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 2017, Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla is Fotije Sladojević.