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Kosovo’s longer-term challenge with democratisation is not the election day. The chances are that this time, too, the elections will be organized in line with international standards.
In the long run, Kosovo’s challenge is the backsliding that occurs after elections: the delays, uncompromising positions, behind-the-scene manipulations, political buy-outs and sell-outs.
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