At the current pace of reforms, it is irresponsible to tell the people of the Balkans that they have a European perspective. No, they don’t. Their children do.
The attack on the Macedonian parliament by thugs is symbolic of the rise of the right worldwide and a result of decades of sacrificing justice for the sake of order in the Balkans.
Kosovo bumps up from a Semi-Consolidated Authoritarian Regime to a Transitional-Hybrid Regime, according to international democracy watchdog.
The “anti-Sorosist” hysteria in the Balkans is a witch hunt against civil society. Whether or not you’re funded by Soros matters little; if you’re against corruption and oppression, you are guilty.
The crisis that erupted out of the Macedonian government’s practice of corruption and undemocratic rule is now reconfiguring itself into a crisis of ethnic blackmailing.