Death of a Balkan Reformer

The murder of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic leaves the almost-reborn nation with no clear leader able to keep moving it forward

More than two years after the overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic, a sense of normalcy finally seemed to be returning along with the spring in the Balkan country of Serbia. Reformers, led by Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic, were in command of government both at the Serb Republic level and at the federal level. Stability and economic development seemed within reach. Foreign investors had even begun to bite.

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