Serbia and Kosovo: A Death in Mitrovica

The Killing: On the morning of 16 January Oliver Ivanovic, a prominent Kosovo Serb political leader, was shot six times as he left the offices in Mitrovica of the Freedom Democracy Justice (SDP) civic organisation that he headed  by a gunman in a passing car.  Oliver Ivanovic was taken to hospital but declared dead shortly … Continue reading Serbia and Kosovo: A Death in Mitrovica

Kosovo: Forming A New Government After the Elections

An Inconclusive Election: On 10 May Isa Mustafa (born 1951), the Prime Minister of Kosovo and leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo – LDK, lost a parliamentary vote of no-confidence after his coalition allies from the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) voted with the opposition. The no-confidence vote was the culmination of a series … Continue reading Kosovo: Forming A New Government After the Elections