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It isn't. There has been no war since around 1999/2000. The political atmosphere is tense but there is no fighting.
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Is it Kosovo or Kosova?

"Kosova" is the Albanian name and "Kosovo" is the Serbian name, sounsurprisingly the Albanian-speaking government that announcedindependence in February 2008 calls itself the Republic of Kosova. The government of Serbia, which hasn't recognized that government,calls it Kosovo. So whether you use "Ko (MORE)

What and where is Kosovo?

Kosovo or the Republic of Kosovo is a country located in Southeastern Europe. Before 2008 Kosovo was an Autonomous Province of Serbia that was under United Nations Administration, it was considered an Albanian run territory. In 2008 Kosovo declared independence from Serbia and was recognized by majo (MORE)

What is the future of kosovo?

It will hopefully become a great nation without invaders and will develop over time and turn in to the best country in the world like Albania

Did the US really instigate the war in kosovo?

No, that war was instigated by racial hatred and social tensions. The USA merely joined in order to "compel compliance with the demands of the international community and [to achieve] a political settlement" - basically as an enforcer of UN protocols and decisions.

Postcode of kosovo?

postkode of kosovo i think is 10000 10000 is of capital city of Kosova, Prishtina as every country in the world in Kosova also every municipality has its own postcode

What was the Kosovo War?

It was a ethnic cleaning war Serbians headed against Albanians. Serbs wanted to create Great Serbia in the region by fighting against Croats, Bosnians and Albanians. NATO had prevented them in doing so.

What is the history of kosovo?

Go to Bibliothek and learn about "HISTORY OF ALBANIA" .....before 1912...Kosovo was part of Albania and allso some good parts of Montenegro(Ulqin,Tuzi,Tivari..)Macedonia(Shkupi,Tetova,Gostivari..)Greec (Qameria..)Serbia(Nis,Sanxhak,.....Eastern Kosovo...Presheva,Medvegja,Bujanovci..)where part of (MORE)

What was the kosovo crisis?

i don't know what you mean with kosovo crisis cuz maybe you meant kosovo war of 1997-1999 but if we are talking about kosovo crisis then that basically was the crisis in march 2004 when minority of serbians killed 3 albanian children and albanians are majority in kosovo with 92 % so then started eve (MORE)

Why did the kosovo war start?

It started because Albanian terrorists tried to take over Serbian southern province called "Kosovo i Metohija". Serbian army and police were fighting against terrorism, but failed to protect their land and civilians from Albanian aggression.

Did kosovo get there independence?

sure we did on Sunday february 17, 2008 i remember it was a cold day... but the best day of my life, beter than when a got married hahaha

Is kosovo a country?

Yes and no. It's not considered a country to everyone. Kosovo has yet to haverecognition by enough countries to be considered sovereign. Answer Yes the former Serbian province of Kosovo unilaterallydeclared independence on Sunday (February 17) and became recognizedas the world's 195th countr (MORE)

When did the Kosovo War start?

the war in kosovo started in 1998 The Kosovo War had started around the year 1996, in the region of Serbia. It did not end until part-way through 1999 to be specific, according to the history timelines.

Is Kosovo part of Serbia?

The claim of such is disputed. The Serbs say it is, most of the people there say not. Yes, Kosovo how it is pronounced is in the southern part of Serbia, but due to the war in 1999, Serbia has no governing in Kosovo.

How did the kosovo war start?

The Kosovo war started because Kosovians wanted to be liberated from the Serbs. Kosovian villages started riots and through the Serbs' eyes they were seen as "terrorists". So, to keep them "in-control", the Serbs bombed and killed anyone who were members of the KLA also known as the Kosovo Liberatio (MORE)

What is the official name of Kosovo?

The Republic of Kosovo (ENGLISH) Republika e Kosoves (ALBANIAN) Short Name: Kosovo ( ENGLISH) Kosova (ALBANIAN) Former Name : Autonomous Province of Kosovo.

Does Russia recognize kosovo?

No. It is a strong allie of Serbia's and fearful that recognition would set a precendent. It also believes the declaration of independence was illegal.

What is the meaning of the name Kosovo?

One theory about the name Kosovo, states that Kosovo is theCroatian neuter possessive adjective of kos (кос)"blackbird", an ellipsis for "field of the blackbirds", the site ofthe 1389 Battle of Kosovo Field. The name of the field was appliedto an Ottoman province created in 1864.

What languages are spoken in Kosovo?

Official languages: Albanian, Serbian Recognised regional languages: Turkish, Našinski, Romani, Bosnian Albanian is the main language. Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian are spoken by few people. European languages such as English is also spoken. Mostly Albanian. There is also a small Serbian-speak (MORE)

Who supported Kosovo during the war in 1999 between Serbia and Kosovo?

kosovo is in Serbia so its serbian so why would it have an war against it's own people no Kosoovo it isn't serbian kosovo is free and has peace everywhere so you never can say that kosovo is part of kosovo cause it isn't true Kosovo now is free and hadnothing to do with Serbia and really it never h (MORE)

Republic of kosovo?

Kosovo declared independence on the 17th of February 2008. The small south east European state sits between Albania, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. The capital of the Republic is Prishtina, a city of around 500,000 people. The population of Kosovo exceeds 2 million. It is recognized by more than (MORE)

Kosovo is a republic of what?

Kosovo is Republic of two million ethnic Albanians. Before it was known as "Kosovo i mehohija" from Serbian historic records. In ancient times, Kosovo was part of Illyria (illyrians-forefathers of today's Albanians) known as Dardania.

Why did kosovo get its independence?

Kosovo became independent because its Albanian government installed by the USA and NATO after the war decided it wanted to be independent from Serbia despite UN resolutions opposing this, the opposition of the Serbian minority in Kosovo and the opposition of Serbia, many surrounding countries and ot (MORE)

Is kosovo Albania?

Yes, complete Albania. They are same people, same blood, same everything. They speak same language and everything. Just like Oregon and Washington, are they different?

What is kosovo a republic of?

Kosovo is today mostly controlled by KLA or Kosovo Liberation Army.KLA is an albanian terrorist group, today supported by US and NATO,based on religious and ethnic hatred towards Serbs and Greeks, andhas on many occasions committed genocide against those ethnicgroups. When in 1998 Serbian Armed Forc (MORE)

What does Albania have to do with kosovo?

The Albanian government supported and continues to support the KLA terrorist organization in Kosovo, now renamed to Kosovo Police. Albania has the intention of taking Kosovo from Serbia, as part of the idea of a "Great Albania". Weapons used by the Kosovo Liberation Army were supplied by Albania, an (MORE)

Who votes in Kosovo?

everyone who wants to vote u must be resident of kosovo (kosovan nationality) u must be 18 + years old

Was operation allied force Kosovo war legal and legitimate?

In World War 2 Kosovo (Albania) was occupied by the German and Italians. They needed to be liberated. So I don't totally understand your question. Perhaps, it has to do with World War 1. Anyway, I have added a link for you to read. Thanks for using answers com and wikianswers.

Is Kosovo a good country to visit?

Yes, Kosovo can be very appealing to a person. However, it all comes down to your own opinion. You should read about Kosovo and its attractions and if it appeals to you, then go for it.

Who were affected by the Kosovo genocide?

Slobodan Miloševic targeted Muslims living in Kosovo, Many werekilled and buried in mass graves. 863,000 people were expelled fromtheir homes by Serbia. About 10,000 were killed.

Who Was The First President Of Kosovo?

The First President Of Kosovo ever (Before Their Independence In 2008) Was Ibrahim Rugova Who Unfortunately Lost His Life In 2006 And Was Taken Over By Fatmir Sejdiu Who Resigned In September 2010. Mr Sejdiu Is Actually Kosovo's First President (Since Independence)

Why is the Battle of Kosovo important?

Battle of Kosovo field has only importance for Serbian people and it is a folklore...During 14th century Otomanic empire was trying to conquer all Europe...Turks the leading nation in Otoman Empire had made its eye on Byzantia and wanted to take its tresure. On the 28th of June 1389 Serbian army and (MORE)

Why is not Serbia punished by international authorities for killing civilians during the war in Republic of Kosovo?

Actually, numerous persons have been prosecuted for war crimes inthe Balkan wars. It is not possible to punish a whole nation forthe actions of a few leaders and rogue military personnel, nor isthere precedent for doing so. The status of Kosovo is not resolved, and not everyone thinks atwo-country s (MORE)

What are kosovo allies?

Kosovos main allies are most of European countries, like Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Swiss, Austria, etc, exuding Greece, Spain. Also US, Canada, Australia, Japan are main allies to Kosovo

Why is Kosovo not in the un?

Kosovo declared independence from Serbia on on February 17, 2008 but has not gained complete international recognition to allow it to become a member of the United Nations.

What is the telephone country code for Kosovo?

Kosovo has not yet been assigned its own separate telephone countrycode. Landline numbers continue to use Serbia's country code +381 , with area codes 28, 29, 38, and 39. Mobilenumbers from Kosovo use country codes +377 (Monaco) and +386(Slovenia) on an interim basis. (The plus sign means "insert (MORE)

What is the longest river in kosovo?

what is the longest river in kosova The Drini i Bardhë (White Drin) is 122km long. It flows through Albania and out into the Adriatic Sea.

What are the enemies of kosovo?

The enemies of Kosovo are primarily the KLA terrorists, the Albanian government and their supporters. The KLA has effectively occupied the Serbian land of Kosovo, terrorizing both the Albanian and non-Albanian population. At this point the Kosovo Police, a group of KLA, has established presence in m (MORE)

Why was the Kosovo War described as the first humanitarian war?

The Kosovo War has been seen by many as the first humanitarian war, a war fought for the furtherance of human rights alone, rather than for the traditional objective of national interest.. War Over Kosovo: Politics and Strategy in a Global Age by Andrew J. Bacevich, Eliot A. Cohen. (p.79)

Where is the kosovo embassy in U A E?

Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008 and the United Arab Emirates recognised it on 14 October 2008. Kosovo plans to open an embassy in the UAE. On 27 April 2010, the United Arab Emirates designated Khalid Khalifa Al-Mualla, who is the Emirati ambassador to Turkey, as its (MORE)

What is the relationship with Serbia and Kosovo?

Kosovo is the province of Serbia,like Bavaria is the province of Germany. Kosovo is still a part of Serbia, but Albanians from Kosovo want Kosovo to become a republic...This problem started during 80's and 90's of XX century...At begining there were equal Serbs and Albanians on Kosovo, but Albanian (MORE)

Is Kosovo Albania or Serbia?

The Republic of Kosova was a self-declared state proclaimed in 1990by the assembly of Kosovo. It was recognized only by the Republicof Albania. During its peak, it tried to establish its own parallelpolitical institutions in opposition to the institutions of theAutonomous Province of Kosovo and Meto (MORE)

When did the Kosovo war take place?

The Kosovo war lasted from 28 February, 1998 until 11 June, 1999. It was an armed conflict in Kosovo and involved a rebel group fighting with NATO and Yugoslavia forces.

Why does Kosovo not belong to the UN?

They're not unilaterally recognized by a sovereign nation,including one of the big players in the United Nations (Russia),meaning that Russia has the power to block their admittance intothe UN.