Serbia: Separation Anxiety

Thomas Dworzak / Magnum for TIME

Serbs in ethnically divided Mitrovica protest against Kosovo's independence

The dark-clad crowd at a cemetery in the Serbian town of Novi Sad listened respectfully to the tributes at the Feb. 26 funeral of Zoran Vujovic. The rector of his university said the 20-year-old Serb had died expressing "justified anger" at the West. His uncle called him "one of the many martyrs of Kosovo." And the tabloid Pravda declared: FAREWELL TO THE SERBIAN KNIGHT! Amid the eulogies, the circumstances of the engineering student's death bear recalling: having broken into the U.S. embassy in Belgrade on Feb. 21, he was incinerated when a fellow protester tossed in a Molotov cocktail. For the...

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