Kosovo Overview Nations // Non-aligned Europe

OVERVIEW Part of medieval Serbia, Kosovo was included within the region conquered by the Ottoman Empire. It became part of the Kingdom of Serbia in 1918, and significant portions were assigned to Italian-controlled Albania during World War II. It was a southern province of Serbia when Serbia was part of Yug oslavia. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on Feb. 17, 2008, following nine years of United Nations administration. The move was opposed by Serbia, its ally Russia and most...


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