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About Kosovo

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Republic of Kosovo

Kosova is an Independent State following the disintegration of Yugoslavia. Kosova status was almost equivalent to that of a republic under the 1974 Constitution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Under Slobodan Milosevic’s leadership, Serbia instituted a new constitution in 1989 that illegally evoked Kosova's status as an autonomous province of Yugoslavia. Kosova Albanian leaders responded in 1991 by organizing a referendum that declared Kosova independent. The unprecedented violation of basic human rights of Kosova Albanians under Milosevic’s establishment led to an apartheid-like regime that lasted for a decade. more

Kosovo’s Economy

Kosovo’s economy is new and dynamic. Its foundation has been transformed from a centralist and controlled economy, to a free-market economy. The goal now is to increase competition within the economy, while increasing its export capacity to reduce Kosovo’s trade deficit. more

Kosovo’s Cultural Heritage

Kosovo’s cultural heritage makes it an attractive country open to all. Kosovo’s tangible heritage was created by ancient civilizations and those of the new era, which have left a rich cultural treasure which is also part of world cultural heritage. This rich heritage is all over Kosovo, in archaeological parks and centers, in natural parks, in art galleries, in photographic and film archives, in castles and tower houses (kullas), in religious monuments and popular homes, in...more