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Op-Ed: “Doing Business” After Gruevski

“Big mountains are shivering, and a mouse is born at the end” – Balkan proverb The new government of Macedonia led by freshly appointed Prime Minister Zoran Zaev of the Social Democratic party, SDSM, will be expected to “undo” the damage caused by former premier Nikola Gruevski’s conservative nationalist party…

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Op-ed: A Tale of Two Countries

With historic protests about to take place in Montenegro, Ivana Jordanovska reflects on dictatorship, democratic deficiency, civic action and the role of the EU and Russia in both Montenegro and Macedonia. Once upon a time, or in 2006 to be more precise, two seemingly separate events took place in two…

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The Chance For Yet Another Battle

What does today’s agreement between VMRO-DPMNE and the opposition mean for Macedonia’s future? Ivana Jordanovska shares her thoughts. There are three types of people when it comes to political participation. The first are those who care about the political situation in their country as much as they care about the…

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Op-ed: How Low Can He Go?

On the evening of May the 8th, the police forces of Macedonia entered Divo Naselje, a part of the northern city of Kumanovo. According to official sources, the police had information about a terrorist group hiding in some of the houses in this ethnically-mixed part of town that was planning…

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