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· August, 2008

Stories about Kosovo from August, 2008

Georgia, Russia, Serbia: The Use (or Abuse) of Some Historical Facts?

Serbian bloggers follow closely the situation in the Caucasus region. Many of them compared and analyzed the Kosovo issue and the newest opportunities in South Ossetia. Some of them were...

Russia, Georgia: Unilateral Recognition of Abkhazia's and South Ossetia's Independence

Russia has formally recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia today. Below are some of the initial reactions from LiveJournal's Cyrillic sector.

South Ossetia: Did Kosovo set a precedent?

When Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in February this year, many feared that it would set a precedent for other secessionist regions in the world, particularly in the Caucasus....

Kosovo: No improvement in Roma situation

Romano Them informs about the situation of Roma in Kosovska Mitrovica and links to their recent report about the situation.

Balkans: No Progress for Minorities in EU-Integration

Romano Them discusses why the countries of Southeast Europe make little or no progress in improving the lives of marginalised minorities – at least judging European Union reports.

Kosovo, Macedonia: Islam

Michael J. Totten's reflections on Islam in Kosovo and Macedonia, travel photos and lots of readers’ comments – here and here.

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