The Balkans in Flames

About the Show

We begin with the search for traces in Yugoslavia’s prehistory. Under the influence of changing rulers and empires, the country’s structure is formed over centuries as home to five nationalities with three languages and four different religions. However, in the early 20th century, the first ethnic conflicts begin. Only after World War II does the popular hero and dictator Tito succeed in uniting a peaceful Yugoslavia. But after his death, the country plunges into chaos. Part 1 of 3.