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  IMPLEMENT- ED 2001–2006
  IMPLEMENTED 2006–2014
                                                               in 2005, the rubble was removed, the churchyard was cleared, the foundations of the church were consolidated and subjected to conservation measures; two tombstones in the churchyard were also restored.
     after the Pogrom of 2004, at the site previously occupied by the church and the churchyard, which are owned by the Serbian Orthodox Church, the city park was built and a memorial dedicated to the “Republic of Kosova” was set up there. Thereby any trace of their existence at the site was erased. This was done in 2008. UNMiK was aware of these actions but it failed to react,
though it had been duly informed by the Serbian Orthodox Church, which also protested.
    Between 2005 and 2007, the new church and the parish house were built as entirely new buildings. However, the new church features elements reminiscent of the earlier building. it has been furnished with a new iconostasis and wall paintings
and fully equipped to serve for liturgical purposes.
               Between 2005 and 2008, the church and the parish house were repaired. The interior of the church and its furnishings have not been restored.
                      * Further information: Project Urgent Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Metohija: Final Report, Belgrade: MNeMOSYNe, 2003, pp. 370–384; Coordination Center for Kosovo and Metohija
** Further information: Ibid.
CC – Coordination Center for Kosovo and Metohija; MC – MNeMOSYNe Center; iPCMRS – institute for the Protec-
tion of Cultural Monuments of the Republic of Serbia ре; SOC – Serbian Orthodox Church; Coe – Council of europe
The Destruction of Serbia’s Patrimonial Sites in Kosovo

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