Remembering the great WWI military commanders – commemorating anniversaries death of Field Marshal Živojin Mišić, Field Marshal Petar Bojović and General Pavle Jurišić Šturm

Each January 20th, the state ceremony of paying respects and laying wreaths to commemorate the anniversaries of passing of the great WWI military commanders, Filed Marshal Živojin Mišić, Field Marshal Petar Bojović and General Pavle Jurišić – Šturm is held at the New Cemetery of Belgrade.

The wreaths at the final resting places of the WWI military commanders were laid by the representatives  of the Ministry of Labor,

Oliver Ivanović laid to rest at the Alley of Meritorious Citizens

Oliver Ivanović, the leader of the citizens’ initiative „Freedom, justice, democracy ” was buried today at the New Cemetery of Belgrade (Alley of Meritorious Citizens). The requiem service in front of St. Nicolas Church was conducted by the Bishop of Raška-Prizren and Kosovo- Methohija, Mr. Teodosije, concelebrated by Archpriest Vitalij Tarasjev Dean of Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade,

Pilot, aviation pioneer and one of the first aircraft constructors in the Balkans – Edvard Rusijan crushed and died in Belgrade – on this day 107 years ago

Edvard Rusijаn was engaged in various sports early on. He was a member of the „Falcon Movement“, whereas prior to developing interest in the aviation he was an accomplished cyclist. Subsequent to completion of Intermediate Secondary and Mechanical schools, he worked in Vienna and Italy, exhibiting significant interest in engines and aircrafts. At the meeting of aviation enthusiasts held at the airport in Montichiаri near Brescia on September 8 -9,