Tag: Zoran Zaev

Investigation: Serbia’s Involvement in the Macedonian Crisis

Serbian journalist and MP Miroslav Lazanski was involved in a coordinated propaganda campaign along with members of Serbia’s intelligence service, the BIA, aimed at mobilizing public support for Macedonia’s ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Russia in Macedonia. Lazanski describes these claims as false, and says that he was only doing his job as a…

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A Deal Which is not a Deal: Macedonia’s Ride on the Wild Side

With the corruption of the deep state, where even primary school teachers are involved in electoral fraud, what good will a few changes in ministerial echelons serve? Shuffling a few positions fails to address the grave disturbances of the democratic order in the country – it can only serve to…

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Postcard from Jazhince: Borderland Blues

Sipping a macchiato by the stream that runs through Jazhince you could be forgiven for forgetting you are drinking coffee in a country embroiled in crisis. In fact, you could be forgiven forgetting much of anything has happened anywhere since the invention of the combustion engine. A hillside village of…

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Postcard from Skopje: No Last Orders

It had grown so late on Tuesday night that it had become Wednesday morning. Two bars had called time on us, a third had already closed its shutters by the time we reached it. Apparently there was only one option left to us, just around the corner. It was dark,…

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