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Regarding the fate of Bosnia and Kosovo, Russian elite felt that both the U.S. and the EU countries considered Russia to be alien to them. Thus, it causes fears that under certain conditions the "Balkan scenario" may well be applied to Russia, too.
2008 Kosovo declaration of independence Contemporary Kosovo See also Timeline of Kosovo history - Kosovo Portal v · d · e Kosovo (pronounced /ˈkɒsəvoʊ, ˈkoʊsəvoʊ/; Albanian: Kosovë, Kosova;
Kosovo and Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija. For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation).
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Kosovo Liberation Army Adem Jashari † (KLA Chief Commander 1996–1998) Kosovo Liberation Army Sylejman Selimi (KLA Chief of Staff until May 1999) Kosovo Liberation Army Agim Çeku (KLA Chief of Staff from May 1999)
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Kosovo Liberation Army Ramush Haradinaj (2nd KLA Commander) Kosovo Liberation Army Hashim Thaci (3rd KLA Commander) Tahir Zemaj (AFRK Chief Commander) Bujar Bukoshi (2nd AFRK Commander)
for Kosovo and Metohija in the cabinet of Mirko Cvetković. http://wn.
He is the leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and was the second President of the Republic of Kosovo. http://wn.
Mališevo municipality, Yugoslavia – now Kosovo) is a politician from Kosovo. He is a member of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) and is considered to be Hashim Thaçi's right hand and close political partner.
Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) with the help of the local Provisional Institutions of Self-Government (PISG), as well as security provided by the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR). Kosovo borders Montenegro, Albania, and the Republic of Macedonia.
The climate in Kosovo is continental, with warm summers and cold and snowy winters. There are two main plains in Kosovo. The Metohija basin is located in the western part of the Kosovo, and the Plain of Kosovo occupies the eastern part.
Косово и Метохија, Kosovo i Metohija; also Космет, Kosmet) is a province of Serbia which has been under United Nations administration since 1999.
Kosovo votes for first government since declaring independenceupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 18:42:00 - Voters in Kosovo are electing their first new government since declaring independence from Serbia.
prisoners of war and political rivals when the Kosovo Liberation Army was fighting Serbian forces for control of the territory, European authorities allege in a new report.
The first woman to be president of Kosovo took office Thursday after being elected by the Kosovo Assembly in a special session.
In their push for independence, Kosovo’s leaders was supported by the European Union and Washington. But the idea was vehemently opposed by Serbia and its ally Moscow.
Kosovo, a land of 1.8 million people, has been under United Nations protections since 1999 after NATO intervened to halt Slobodan Milosevic’s repression of the province’s ethnic Albanians, who make up about 95 per cent of its population.
saying that the state of Kosovo was legal under international law, a narrow and carefully calibrated compromise that could allow both sides to declare victory in a dispute that remains raw even 11 years after the war there ended.
The population of Kosovo is about 92% Albanian, who use the name Kosova in their Albanian tongue.
with Serbia, Kosovo declared independence in February 2008 and is recognised by 75 countries out of 193 around the world, despite heavy Serbian opposition.
Kosovo is largely an Albanian-speaking and Muslim area (though secular), but there are also significant numbers of minorities living within its borders, especially Serbs.
Kosovo (; ) is a disputed territory in the Balkans.
Kosovo and considers it a United Nations-governed entity within its sovereign territory, the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija (Serbian: Аутономна Покрајина Косово и Метохија, Autonomna Pokrajina Kosovo i Metohija), according to the 2006
Kosovo as well as being an IFOR commander in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as adjutant 1 PARA in Derry during the events of Bloody Sunday and a company commander with the Parachute Regiment in South
* Patriarch in Kosovo for St.
Kosovo outside of Kosovo. “I can add with great certainty that our citizens in Kosovo and Metohija, including (ethnic) Albanians, will not be able to use their so-called travel documents or passports of Kosovo in Serbia," said he.
Kosovo-Metohija, especially Serbs, in no way means recognition of independence, he told Tanjug on Tuesday. He was also quoted as "categorically refuting related speculation in some media".
A Kosovo Serb is seen behind the Serbian national flag marking the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo at Gazimestan, near the capital Pristina June 28, 2011. The battle, which the Serbs lost to the Ottoman empire in an epic defeat in 1389, remains...
Kosovo Serbs hold pictures of former Bosnian Serb wartime military commander Ratko Mladic during an event to mark the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo at Gazimestan, near the capital Pristina June 28, 2011. The battle, which the Serbs lost to...
the 1389 Battle of Kosovo at Gazimestan, near the capital Pristina June 28, 2011. The battle, which the Serbs lost to... View Photo » 4.
Kosovo police also arrested five Serbs for throwing stones at police on their way back from a St. Vitus Day ceremony held in Gazimestan. The ceremony continued by granting rewards to families with four or more children.
Kosovo, that Kosovo and Metohija is a blessed country in which there is room for all people of good will, and pointed out that greatest possible effort should be made so that it remains a part of Serbia, as it has always been
the price which was paid for Kosovo," Orthodox Patriarch Irinej said addressing the believers after a holy liturgy at the Gracanica Monastery held on the occasion of St. Vitus' Day.
Constitution of Kosovo and the need for changes. The discussion was enriched by the personal experiences shared by the former President of the Republic of Kosovo Mr. Fatmir Sejdiu.
Economic Challenges for Kosovo in 2011, that started the 1st of April 2011. The framework of the general “Forum on Economic Policies” aims at a thematic analysis and debates focusing on single economic policies.
the Kosovo Occupational Safety and Health Association(KOSHA) in cooperation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized a debate to analyse the progress of legislation and mechanisms ensuring an advanced safety and health in workplace in Kosovo.
* 06 June 2011 I love clean Kosovo Lack of awareness about environmental issues is widespread in Kosovo. Plastic bags and other waste...
* 24 May 2011 Conference on Sharr National Park UNDP Kosovo in cooperation with Dragash Municipality and Ministry of Environment and Spatial...
* Youth Volunteerism in KosovoYouth Volunteerism in Kosovo * Mitrovica Public Opinion SurveyMitrovica Public Opinion Survey * Kosovo Remittance StudyKosovo Remittance Study * EARLY WARNING REPORTEARLY WARNING REPORT * Early Warning ReportEarly Warning
Kosovo) is a politician and the first elected post-war Prime Minister of Kosovo. He is a member of the second largest political party in Kosovo, the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK).
present day Kosovo) is an Albanian, Kosovan and Swiss entrepreneur and politician. http://wn.
UNMIK-administered Kosovo, FR Yugoslavia) was a Yugoslav (Kosovo Albanian) politician. http://wn.
as a sign of defiance following Kosovo's secession from Serbia declared by majority ethnic Albanians in 2008. Many visitors were bused from Serbia on Tuesday to take part in the event that marked the beginning of 500 years of Ottoman rule.
have marked the anniversary of a 1389 battle in Kosovo that saw the Orthodox Serb Empire and its Christian allies defeated by an army of invading Ottoman Turks.
Kosovo's independence is recognized by 76 countries, but fiercely rejected by Serbia, which claims the territory as its own.
* A report from the Council of Europe accuses Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci of running an illicit mob enterprise that includes drug and arms running and organ harvesting, The Guardian reported.
American and Kosovo students have cleared out debris out of the neglected Jewish cemetery, a lone remaining sign of the dwindling community in this...
Kosovo PM is head of organ harvesting ring: report Kosovo PM is head of organ harvesting ring: report Posted on 2010-12-15 11:25:05 The prime minister of Kosovo is the capo of a shady underworld organization responsible for
Dragana Nikolic Solomon, Head of Media Department of the OSCE Mission to Serbia (l) and a group of the journalist from Belgrade visits Kosovo's biggest daily newspaper ‘Koha Ditore' during a two-day seminar on investigative journalism organized by the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Prishtinë/Priština, 23 May 2011.
The OSCE Mission in Kosovo is the largest OSCE field operation. It is mandated with institution- and democracy-building and promoting human rights and the rule of law.
the Kosovo Centre for Public Safety, Education and Development, Vushtrri/Vučitrn, 18 June 2011.
* EU In Kosovo Says Turk, Israeli Trafficked Organs * June 03, 2011 * Podcast: Kids With Bombs; A Balalaika Virtuoso; Balkans Redux; Cold War Tales From RFE/RL Audio PreviousNext
against a Kosovo ethnic Albanian man accused of shooting dead two U.S. Air Force personnel and wounding two others at Frankfurt airport in Germany.
even worse with Uzbeks than its was in Kosovo and OSCE apologizing for its mission saying that we are unarmed and will help for peace. Thats ridiculous. None Kyrgyz regret and even satisfied with thousands of cleansed Uzbeks.
Kyrgyzstan similar to what they say happened with Kosovo in Serbia. Mueller, who is Swiss, headed the OSCE Center in Bishkek from 2003-2008.
linkage with Kosovo in an attempt to politicize the entire OSCE mission. Mueller said he is pleased with the interest shown by the Kyrgyz parliament in the police advisers' work.
Kosovo: "Church in Samodreza turned into public toilet again," from emg... Read More...
Kosovo: The Score is available on request from The American Council for Kosovo, which gratefully welcomes contributions of any size.
The American Council for Kosovo recently has located additional quantities of this classic book, published on the tenth anniversary of the NATO aggression against Serbia.
administration of Kosovo was supplanted by other internationally-sponsored mechanisms envisioned under the Ahtisaari plan, including the International Civilian Office and the EU Rule of Law Mission (EULEX), which replaced UNMIK police on December 9.
Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on February 17. The country has a population of approximately 2.2 million.
Prior to February 17, Kosovo was administered under the civil authority of UNMIK, led by a special representative of the UN secretary-general (SRSG). The government gradually assumed authority and responsibilities in most areas during the year.
Kosovo is a parliamentary democracy with a population of approximately 2.2 million.
murder of political figures under orders from the Kosovo Information Service (SHIK), which served the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) until the end of the Kosovo conflict. SHIK reported its official disbandment in 2008. The investigation in the case continued at year's end.
Kosovo authorities denounced the content of the report but pledged their cooperation with any investigation. On June 11, the district court in Pristina sentenced Arben Berisha to the maximum prison sentence of 40 years in the 2007 killing of police officer Triumf Riza.
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A row of tombstones etched in Hebrew script neatly lines a meadow overlooking Kosovo's capital Pristina where barely a week ago children played soccer. For a week, U.S.
students of the American University in Kosovo (AUK) read the names of Jewish families that perished during WWII during a dedication ceremony in the Jewish Cemetery in the capital Pristina on Thursday, June 23, 2011.
in Kosovo in clearing debris and cutting overgrown grass at this neglected Jewish cemetery, a lone remaining sign of a dwindling community in this majority Muslim country.
before ethnic Serbs migrated to the territories of modern Kosovo in the 7th century. During the medieval period, Kosovo became the center of a Serbian Empire and saw the construction of many important Serb religious sites, including many architecturally significant Serbian Orthodox monasteries.
II, Kosovo became an autonomous province of Serbia in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (S.F.R.Y.) with status almost equivalent to that of a republic under the 1974 S.F.R.Y. constitution.
Kosovo in 1389 led to five centuries of Ottoman rule during which large numbers of Turks and Albanians moved to Kosovo. By the end of the 19th century, Albanians replaced the Serbs as the dominant ethnic group in Kosovo.