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Country Report Macedonia

  • ID: 2123793
  • February 2015
  • Region: Macedonia
  • 28 Pages
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit

The political scene has been thrown into uproar after Zoran Zaev, the leader of the main opposition Social Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM), was charged with espionage and making "violent threats to disrupt the constitutional order". The government-and media supporting it -have effectively accused Mr Zaev of blackmail and trying to mount a coup, while Mr Zaev, opposition media and some human rights groups claim that the government is using the criminal justice system to silence corruption allegations. With the country now gripped by conspiracy theories, the case is likely to keep the political scene in ferment, exacerbate political polarisation, generate a row over media freedom, distract political and media attention from other priorities and heighten Western concerns about the quality of politics and governance in the country.

In a special television address following Mr Zaev's arrest on January 31st, the prime minister, Nikola Gruevski, of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation-Democratic Party of Macedonian National Unity (VMRO-DPMNE), announced that Mr Zaev had threatened in private meetings with him to publish incriminating material about senior government READ MORE >

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Country Report Macedonia

Country gripped by opposition chief's arrest in "coup" plot
Claims and counter-claims
Polarised political scene
International reactions
EU accession status threatened?

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