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Sunday's general elections will fill Bosnia's highest political offices, from a three-person presidency down to district assemblies.But few are expecting significant change in a nation that has been paralyzed for decades, in part because of unresolved conflicts dating back to the ethnic conflicts that engulfed Bosnia in the 1990s.The war killed 100,000 and split the country into two largely autonomous regions linked by a weak central government.Like huge swaths of the population, the people of Podgora are disillusioned by a political class known chiefly for corruption and dysfunction. Sitting around a wooden table in the shade of a plum tree, a group of local men said Podgora has been neglected by authorities ever since the war, which left lasting damage on Bosnia's economy and infrastructure.Around 170,000 Bosnians have left since 2013, when a census put the population at 3.5 million, according to the Union for Sustainable Return NGO.
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