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Leaks from Macedonia's widespread government wiretapping reveal widespread government corruption.


Even though the people didn’t trust the judiciary system, it is much different when you hear the judges in person pledging loyalty to high government officials, or when you hear high government officials fixing positions in the judiciary system.

Political scholar Hristijan Petrushev profiles a major, ongoing surveillance and corruption scandal shaking Macedonian politics.

Hristijan has published the five-part (so far) series of reports Political Bomb in Macedonia for The Vostokian.

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Hristijan Petrushev

Hristijan Petrushev is a student at Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje where he studies at the Institute for Security, Defense and Peace.


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