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Serbians Honor Former Leader

Belgrade, Mar 16 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people lined up this Thursday to enter the Belgrade Museum of the Revolution and pay tribute to former Serbia and Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.

Milosevic died at the age of 64 of a heart attack on March 11, while he was detained in the International Criminal Court of Yugoslavia (ICCY) in the Hague, Netherlands. Sick for years, he still defended himself from his accusers.

His remains, taken to Belgrade on Wednesday, will be buried on Saturday morning and he will be publicly honored at the square of the Serbia and Montenegro State Union. The Serbian government won´t give him official honors.

The Russian Federation´s Communist Party leader Guennadi Ziuganov, a State Duma (Lower House) delegation and representatives from Greek political parties have confirmed their attendance at the funeral.

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