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Gruevski Races Against Time to Avoid Macedonian Jail

Macedonia's ex-Prime Minister and former ruling VMRO DPMNE party leader Nikola Gruevski is involved in a legal race against time that will determine whether he will serve his two-year jail sentence which was handed down in a first-instance verdict in May, or not have to serve any jail time because the statute of limitations has passed.

Macedonia Ex-PM's Trial Hears 'Election-Rigging' Tapes

The Skopje court on Friday continued to hear more of over 1,000 previously unreleased wiretapped audio recordings of senior ex-officials as evidence in the case against former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and some of his former ministers and close associates who are accused of rigging past elections.

Right-Wingers Call for Macedonia 'Name' Referendum Boycott

A coalition of 28 small right-wing political parties, political factions, civic associations and NGOs are backing a campaign dubbed 'Macedonia Boycotts', whose aim is to foil September's referendum on the historic 'name' agreement with Greece, which is key for Macedonia's Euro-Atlantic path.

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