In the early 15th century, the town became an independent state once again.
Or had he really thought he'd be able to set up some sort of independent state?
Who wants to give an independent state to such people?
People have the right to seek their own independent state.
However, it would survive just three years as an independent state.
"How can you have a real independent state under occupation?"
As an independent state, the country has since developed a reputation for poor government.
From now on, Lithuania is once again an independent state.
For the next 123 years, there was no independent Polish state.
American officials say they do not believe that there can be an independent Palestinian state.