Gruevski’s Escape Casts Dark Shadow Over Macedonia’s Govt

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski leaves the parliamentary session for changing the state's constitution in Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI
November 16, 2018
The ex-PM’s curiously easy getaway will reinforce suspicions that the new authorities preferred his flight abroad to the prospect of having a ‘patriotic martyr’ rotting in jail at home – and perhaps staging a comeback.

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