Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Guardian of the WWI Serbian Military Cemetery at Zeitenlik George (Djordje) Mihailovic and American activist Stella Jatras among those honored by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic for Serbia's Statehood Day / "InSerbia Independent News" February 10, 2014

Aleksandra's Note: Thank you to Mr. Michael Djordjevich and the Studenica Foundation for helping make this well deserved recognition happen!


Aleksandra Rebic

Stella (Stavroula) Jatras
Photo by Aleksandra Rebic June 28, 2009
Serbian National Defense Vidovdan Celebration
New Gracanica Monastery, Third Lake, IL U.S.A.
Mr. George (Djordje) Mihailovic
"Čuvar Zejtinlika"
Guardian of the WWI Serbian Military Cemetery at Zeitenlik
Photo:  Večernje novosti

InSerbia Independent News
February 10, 2014

BELGRADE – Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic signed a decree on Monday [February 10], to mark Serbia's Statehood Day on February 15, whereby he decorated professor Itsuko Teruoka from Japan with a gold medal of merit for her exceptional engagement in humanitarian activities and delivered a posthumous decoration to Stella Jatras of the U.S. for exceptional merits in public and cultural activities and the presentation of Serbia in the U.S.

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic
Photo: predsednik.rs
Nikolic also posthumously decorated late president of the Anti-Corruption Council Verica Barac with a gold medal for exceptional merits in the fight against corruption and affirmation of the human rights and rule of law.

The president also delivered a posthumous recognition to late police officer Goran Djordjevic who was killed while on duty in Bujanovac and decorated him with a gold medal for exceptional merits in performance of duties and tasks in the security sector, the Presidency released.

The guardian of the Serb cemetery in Zeitenlik in Greece Djordje Mihajlovic was decorated by the Order of the Serbian Flag, the second degree, for special merits in the preservation of the cultural and historic heritage of Serbia and the development and strengthening of cooperation and friendly ties between Serbia and Greece.



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