Turks inflict their first major defeat on the Serbs at the battle of Maritsa.
The Russian Empire and France form their own alliance in reaction to the Triple Alliance.
Troops of Russian Czar Nicholas II fire upon peaceful demonstrators in St. Peters burg killing hundreds in what comes to be known as Bloody Sunday.
Germany forces Russia to endorse the annexation of Bosnia-Herzegovina by Austria-Hungary.
The Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on Russia.
The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes renamed the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
The International Court of Justice announces that Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence in 2008 did not violate international law. The ruling is warmly received by the people of Kosovo. Serbia and its ally Russia refuse to accept the court’s decision.
Slobodan Milosevic becomes leader of the Serbian Communist Party.