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Thursday, 28 June, 2001, 23:38 GMT 00:38 UK
Milosevic's career in pictures
Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav president, is preparing to face justice after being extradited to the International War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague.

Former President Slobodan Milosevic
Slobodan Milosevic's position as strongman of the Balkans was once seen as impregnable

Former president Slobodan Milosevic
He became a figurehead for the Serb nationalist movement in the late 1980s

Former President Slobodan Milosevic
Milosevic positioned himself as a champion of Serb rights, winning him widespread popular support in his country

Richard Holbrooke of the US State Department and Slobodan Milosevic
He was once seen as a man the West could do business with

Bomb damage
But Nato responded in force to Milosevic's deployment of troops to quell an ethnic Albanian uprising in Kosovo

Opposition rally
A year later, public opposition and anger reached a peak after Milosevic tried and failed to rig elections

Serb parliament
Days of protests culminated in the storming of the Serb parliament in October last year, and Mr Milosevic was ousted

Special forces arrest Milosevic
Milosevic was arrested and detained in a bloody raid on his Belgrade residence in April

Slobodan Milosevic
Stripped of his power, he now goes on trial accused of war crimes

At The Hague

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