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United Nations peacekeeping missions in the XXI century

May 29, 2014, 13:50 UTC+3
May 29 is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
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Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bosnian War was an armed conflict started as a result of  the breakup of Yugoslavia. The war involved Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks, and Catholic Croats. Over 100,000 people were killed in the conflict
Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bosnian War was an armed conflict started as a result of  the breakup of Yugoslavia. The war involved Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks, and Catholic Croats. Over 100,000 people were killed in the conflict
Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bosnian War was an armed conflict started as a result of the breakup of Yugoslavia. The war involved Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks, and Catholic Croats. Over 100,000 people were killed in the conflict
© AP Photo/David Brauchli
Mission in Abkhazia and Georgia. The War in Abkhazia was a fight for independence from Georgia. The death toll of the conflict stands at over 20,000 killed and over 200,000 people displaced
Mission in Abkhazia and Georgia. The War in Abkhazia was a fight for independence from Georgia. The death toll of the conflict stands at over 20,000 killed and over 200,000 people displaced
Mission in Abkhazia and Georgia. The War in Abkhazia was a fight for independence from Georgia. The death toll of the conflict stands at over 20,000 killed and over 200,000 people displaced
© ITAR-TASS-Glaz Gruzii/David Khizanishvili
Mission in Cyprus. Cyprus dispute is a  conflict between the Greek Cypriot-controlled Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot-controlled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The conflict's origin was colonial, though with time it's become ethnic
Mission in Cyprus. Cyprus dispute is a  conflict between the Greek Cypriot-controlled Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot-controlled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The conflict's origin was colonial, though with time it's become ethnic
Mission in Cyprus. Cyprus dispute is a conflict between the Greek Cypriot-controlled Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot-controlled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The conflict's origin was colonial, though with time it's become ethnic
© AP Photo/Philip Mark
Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad. The war in Darfur started as a revolt against suppression of the non-Arab population. It spread to Chad starting a civil war between  the Christian southerners and Muslim northerners.
Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad. The war in Darfur started as a revolt against suppression of the non-Arab population. It spread to Chad starting a civil war between  the Christian southerners and Muslim northerners.
Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad. The war in Darfur started as a revolt against suppression of the non-Arab population. It spread to Chad starting a civil war between the Christian southerners and Muslim northerners.
© AP Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID
Mission in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Civil War lasted 11 years (1991-2002), enveloped the country, and left over 50,000 dead
Mission in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Civil War lasted 11 years (1991-2002), enveloped the country, and left over 50,000 dead
Mission in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Civil War lasted 11 years (1991-2002), enveloped the country, and left over 50,000 dead
© AP Photo/Jim Elmer, Pool
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Second Congo War is the deadliest war in modern African history. The conflict involving nine nations killed over five million people
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Second Congo War is the deadliest war in modern African history. The conflict involving nine nations killed over five million people
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Second Congo War is the deadliest war in modern African history. The conflict involving nine nations killed over five million people
© EPA/STEPHEN MORRISON
Mission in  Ethiopia and Eritrea. After Eritrea got its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, border dispute between the two states became acute. In 1998 Eritrea invaded Ethiopia starting a war that took over 70,000 lives
Mission in  Ethiopia and Eritrea. After Eritrea got its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, border dispute between the two states became acute. In 1998 Eritrea invaded Ethiopia starting a war that took over 70,000 lives
Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea. After Eritrea got its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, border dispute between the two states became acute. In 1998 Eritrea invaded Ethiopia starting a war that took over 70,000 lives
© AP Photo/Eyob Alemayexu
Mission in Burundi. The civil war in Burundi (1993-2005) was a conflict between the Tutsi and the Hutu ethnic groups. The death toll of the conflict stands at 300,000 people
Mission in Burundi. The civil war in Burundi (1993-2005) was a conflict between the Tutsi and the Hutu ethnic groups. The death toll of the conflict stands at 300,000 people
Mission in Burundi. The civil war in Burundi (1993-2005) was a conflict between the Tutsi and the Hutu ethnic groups. The death toll of the conflict stands at 300,000 people
© EPA/RICKY GARE
Missions in East Timor. Indonesian troops invaded East Timor in 1975. The insurgent war had lasted for over 20 years left almost 200,000 dead before the East Timorese voted for independence at a referendum organized by the UN
Missions in East Timor. Indonesian troops invaded East Timor in 1975. The insurgent war had lasted for over 20 years left almost 200,000 dead before the East Timorese voted for independence at a referendum organized by the UN
Missions in East Timor. Indonesian troops invaded East Timor in 1975. The insurgent war had lasted for over 20 years left almost 200,000 dead before the East Timorese voted for independence at a referendum organized by the UN
© EPA/ANTONIO DASIPARU
Mission in the Sudan. The Second Sudanese Civil War lasted for 22 years. Over two million people have died as result of famine and disease, caused by the conflict
Mission in the Sudan. The Second Sudanese Civil War lasted for 22 years. Over two million people have died as result of famine and disease, caused by the conflict
Mission in the Sudan. The Second Sudanese Civil War lasted for 22 years. Over two million people have died as result of famine and disease, caused by the conflict
© EPA/UNMIS PHOTO / STUART PRICE HANDOUT
Mission in Liberia. The Second Liberian Civil War lasted from 1999 to 2003 and according to different estimates left over 150,000 - 300,000 people dead
Mission in Liberia. The Second Liberian Civil War lasted from 1999 to 2003 and according to different estimates left over 150,000 - 300,000 people dead
Mission in Liberia. The Second Liberian Civil War lasted from 1999 to 2003 and according to different estimates left over 150,000 - 300,000 people dead
© EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo
Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. The Gulf War as a war of coalition forces from 34 nations led by the USA against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. An estimated 25 - 30,000 people were killed during the war
Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. The Gulf War as a war of coalition forces from 34 nations led by the USA against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. An estimated 25 - 30,000 people were killed during the war
Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. The Gulf War as a war of coalition forces from 34 nations led by the USA against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. An estimated 25 - 30,000 people were killed during the war
© AP Photo/Hussein Malla
Mission in Syria. The Syrian Civil War started as part of the North African and Middle Eastern protest movements known as the Arab Spring. According to the UN, the death toll surpassed 100,000 in June 2013, and reached 120,000 by September 2013
Mission in Syria. The Syrian Civil War started as part of the North African and Middle Eastern protest movements known as the Arab Spring. According to the UN, the death toll surpassed 100,000 in June 2013, and reached 120,000 by September 2013
Mission in Syria. The Syrian Civil War started as part of the North African and Middle Eastern protest movements known as the Arab Spring. According to the UN, the death toll surpassed 100,000 in June 2013, and reached 120,000 by September 2013
© EPA/ATEF SAFADI
Mission in Haiti. In 2004 conflicts in Haiti resulted in a state coup
Mission in Haiti. In 2004 conflicts in Haiti resulted in a state coup
Mission in Haiti. In 2004 conflicts in Haiti resulted in a state coup
© AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
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Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bosnian War was an armed conflict started as a result of the breakup of Yugoslavia. The war involved Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks, and Catholic Croats. Over 100,000 people were killed in the conflict
© AP Photo/David Brauchli
Mission in Abkhazia and Georgia. The War in Abkhazia was a fight for independence from Georgia. The death toll of the conflict stands at over 20,000 killed and over 200,000 people displaced
© ITAR-TASS-Glaz Gruzii/David Khizanishvili
Mission in Cyprus. Cyprus dispute is a conflict between the Greek Cypriot-controlled Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot-controlled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The conflict's origin was colonial, though with time it's become ethnic
© AP Photo/Philip Mark
Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad. The war in Darfur started as a revolt against suppression of the non-Arab population. It spread to Chad starting a civil war between the Christian southerners and Muslim northerners.
© AP Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID
Mission in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone Civil War lasted 11 years (1991-2002), enveloped the country, and left over 50,000 dead
© AP Photo/Jim Elmer, Pool
Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Second Congo War is the deadliest war in modern African history. The conflict involving nine nations killed over five million people
© EPA/STEPHEN MORRISON
Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea. After Eritrea got its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, border dispute between the two states became acute. In 1998 Eritrea invaded Ethiopia starting a war that took over 70,000 lives
© AP Photo/Eyob Alemayexu
Mission in Burundi. The civil war in Burundi (1993-2005) was a conflict between the Tutsi and the Hutu ethnic groups. The death toll of the conflict stands at 300,000 people
© EPA/RICKY GARE
Missions in East Timor. Indonesian troops invaded East Timor in 1975. The insurgent war had lasted for over 20 years left almost 200,000 dead before the East Timorese voted for independence at a referendum organized by the UN
© EPA/ANTONIO DASIPARU
Mission in the Sudan. The Second Sudanese Civil War lasted for 22 years. Over two million people have died as result of famine and disease, caused by the conflict
© EPA/UNMIS PHOTO / STUART PRICE HANDOUT
Mission in Liberia. The Second Liberian Civil War lasted from 1999 to 2003 and according to different estimates left over 150,000 - 300,000 people dead
© EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo
Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. The Gulf War as a war of coalition forces from 34 nations led by the USA against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. An estimated 25 - 30,000 people were killed during the war
© AP Photo/Hussein Malla
Mission in Syria. The Syrian Civil War started as part of the North African and Middle Eastern protest movements known as the Arab Spring. According to the UN, the death toll surpassed 100,000 in June 2013, and reached 120,000 by September 2013
© EPA/ATEF SAFADI
Mission in Haiti. In 2004 conflicts in Haiti resulted in a state coup
© AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa

On May 29 people of the world honour the memory of the peacekeepers who have lost their lives, and pay tribute to men and women serving or having served in the United Nations peacekeeping operations and missions. The date, May 29, marks the anniversary of the creation of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in 1948. The Day was first celebrated in 2003.

Some of the bloodiest conflicts that required UN peacekeepers' assistance in the XXI century in this photo gallery by ITAR-TASS.

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