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Kosovo election: When the elites teamed up to see through their KLA troubles

Capussela, Andrea Lorenzo (2017) Kosovo election: When the elites teamed up to see through their KLA troubles. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jun 2017). Website.

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Kosovo held parliamentary elections on 11 June. A coalition led by former PM Ramush Haradinaj won the election with around 35% of the vote, while the left-wing opposition party Vetevendosje and the coalition associated with outgoing Prime Minister Isa Mustafa each held around 25%. The backdrop to the election was an ongoing adjudication over war crimes committed by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA): Andrea Lorenzo Capussela explains that many politicians with a background in the KLA were keen to secure a government position to protect themselves from charges, and reflects on the success of anti-elite party Vetevendosje

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 09:10
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:07

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