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MAP: Kosovo's Road to Indepenence

Kosovo declares independence from Serbia today. The province has been administered by the United Nations since 1999, when NATO airstrikes drove out Serbian troops who were trying to crush an armed separatist uprising by ethnic Albanians.

 MAP: Kosovo's Road to Indepenence

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