Sunday, June 15, 2008

Power shift in Kosovo

After 9 years of U.N. administration, Kosovo's new constitution went into force today. Russia and Serbia maintain that the region is a province of Serbia, so those omni-present white Toyota Landcruisers will still be on patrol.

That this was not front page news is a relief after the usual inference and expectation of violence to surround any changes made, though security is still high.

Here's a brief video from BBC News ~

And an story from the NY Times.

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