Events in the year 2021 in Kosovo.

2021
in
Kosovo

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Incumbents Edit

Events Edit

Ongoing — COVID-19 pandemic in Kosovo

  • 14 February – The 2021 Kosovan presidential election took place.[1]
  • 20 September – North Kosovo tensions and road blockages after a license-plate bill allowing Kosovars of any ethnicity to have Serbian license-plates had expired and Kosovar authorities began confiscating the license-plates.[2]
  • 23 September – Serbia begins moving troops to Kosovo border and places troops on high alert.[3]
  • 25 September – Internal ministry buildings were attacked and set on fire in Northern Kosovo.[4]
  • 26 November – A gunman opened fire in central Kosovo on a bus carrying students, killing two of them, a boy and a girl, and the driver. In addition, a 14-year-old was injured but his condition is stable. According to local media, the gunman wore a mask and was armed with an AK–47 submachine gun. Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani condemned the attack and asked the police to find the culprits as soon as possible and bring them to justice. "Hitting a bus with students is a blow to security and order," he wrote on Facebook.[5]

Deaths Edit

29 August – Kolë Berisha, politician (b. 1947)[6]

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Kosovo Political Crisis: Snap Election or New President". exit.al. 5 November 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Kosovo calls on Serbia to Lower tensions, start dialogue". AP. 22 September 2021. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Serbia Puts Troops On High Alert Along Border With Kosovo Amid Recognition Standoff". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 23 September 2021. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Kosovo says offices attacked in volatile north as Serbs block roads". reuters. 25 September 2021. Retrieved 26 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Kosovo, armato di mitra attacca scuolabus: Morti due studenti e l'autista". 27 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Former Speaker of Parliament Kole Berisha dies – KosovaPress | Kosovo Now". 29 August 2021. Retrieved 30 August 2022.