Economic Protest Spread in A country of Two entities, Three ethnic groups, and Mounting Adverse Situations

Parliament  via Skyscrapercity.com

Parliament via Skyscrapercity.com

Bosnian Parliamentary session canceled after previous session was disrupted by protests against economic hardship says Reuters. Demobilized soldiers blocked a major road in Bosnia for hours while demanding delayed benefit payments and future funding, a highway official told Reuters.

Bosnia is a a single country of two entities (Bosnia and Herzegovina), and three ethnic groups (Bosnian, Croats, and Serbs).

Sanski, Mos, Mahala, Bosnia via flickr johovac

Sanski, Mos, Mahala, Bosnia via flickr johovac

AND REMEMBER…


Just last month the Gas cut off which lasted for about 2 weeks:

Heat Is On via in Sarajevo via frostis on flickr

Heat Is On via in Sarajevo via frostis on flickr

Shopper, desperate to buy electric space heaters, were fighting and stood in lines at least 200 meters long as a result of the gas conflict between Russia Ukraine says staff of a world’s leading open access international relations service.

The conflict catalyzed when Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and as a result, Ukraine cut of  it’s gas supplies to Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia,  says Anes Alic of International Security Network Security Watch. Italy only received 10% of it’s supplies says the BBC.

Alte Bauernhäuser via dinas on flickr

Alte Bauernhäuser via dinas on flickr

Bosnia, does not have any gas reserves, unlike many of the other countries  listed above. Day Care Centers, were closed, while primary and secondary schools were already on holiday break.

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