News in Review Kosovo Declares Independence

News in Review Kosovo Declares Independence

On February 17, 2008, the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia. The move was welcomed by the United States and many European countries. But the Serbs and their Russian allies reacted angrily. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why and how Kosovo became a country. We’ll also examine why some countries, including Canada, are worried the move could set a dangerous precedent.

  • 2008
  • 00:15:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2008
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Edition
April 2008
Subjects
Kosovo (Republic) -- History -- 2008- [LCSH] Kosovo (Republic) -- Politics and government -- 2008- [LCSH] Kosovo (Serbia) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Team
Carla Robinson (Host), Nancy Durham (Journalist), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist), Laurie Graham (Journalist)
Closed captioning
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