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Independence Day Party Starts Early In Kosovo.
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Their independence dream is about to become a reality and Kosovo's ethnic Albanians couldn't wait to express their joy.

Revellers have poured onto the streets of the capital Pristina, ahead of today's history-making moment - the moment Kosovo will formally break ties with Belgrade.

The territory has been administered by the United Nations since 1999. Now it is going it alone, under international supervision.

It is a new start but one that won't produce miracles, according to Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci.

But, in a television interview, he did talk about a better life, with security, stability, the building of a state identity and civic democracy.

The ethnic Albanian majority have been keen to express their gratitude to those they believe have made this possible, with the US and most European Union members set to rapidly recognize their new country.

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  • Good them them. Congrats Kosovo!

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  • to all serbs that said this will never happen?!?!
    and to all haters......et your hartz out

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  • Big-UPS! Congrats.... KOSOVO!

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  • Here comes the beginning of WW3...

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  • Another war in the future over this country mark my words.

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  • leshy: "Filthy serbz murdered inocent people, and they still lost their land, why? because they are pathetic serbs. KLA ucK, Dandy South Wogs Rape all serb mothers and daughters and cut the balls of serb men and shuv their genital in their mouth.why?

    Pathetic people lost their land and their dignity. why? because they dont know how to live with decent people. only russians.

    c u in hell serb filth."
    The KLA used to do some pretty terrible thing to Serbian civilians

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  • another crappy balkan country... financed by the EU and and saudi arabia.
    fine, now we deport the refugees back to their caves.

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  • I predict another Balkan conflict.

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  • Had Serbia coorperated with the Hauge this day might not have happened. Serbia worked very hard to make their own bed here.

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  • Poor albanians they painting flags hahaaha poooor little scum...

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  • For once the USA does something right. I understand how Serbia doesn't like this but they need to quit living in the past. The nazi collaborationism of the croats and muslims was over 65 years ago.

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  • Filthy serbz murdered inocent people, and they still lost their land, why? because they are pathetic serbs. KLA ucK, Dandy South Wogs Rape all serb mothers and daughters and cut the balls of serb men and shuv their genital in their mouth.why?

    Pathetic people lost their land and their dignity. why? because they dont know how to live with decent people. only russians.

    c u in hell serb filth.

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  • Watching this makes my stomach churn.

    Western nations cannot continuously interfere in other nations' sovereignty with impunity.

    Interesting that it is meddling in the region between Russia and Austria that sparked the First World War.

    He who sows the wind reaps the whirlwind.

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