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Slovenia remembers defender of its northern border

Ljubljana, 23 November - Slovenia observes Rudolf Maister Day on Tuesday, remembering the general who established the first Slovenian army in modern history and secured what later became Slovenia's northern border. The holiday commemorates the day in 1918 when Maister (1874-1934) took control of Maribor.

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
A ceremony marking Rudolf Maister Day at Presidential Palace.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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