Serbian premier's killing has "enormous" political repercussions
The political repercussions of the murder will be enormous and extensive. Djindjic was the leader of a reform-minded group, the motivator behind all reforms, favouring closer ties with Europe and cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Obituary: Zoran Djindjic
A former philosophy teacher, Mr Djindjic first came to international attention when, in October 2000, he spearheaded the popular demonstrations which toppled the then Serbian leader, Slobodan Milosevic.
"The spiral of violence and political murders, in which politicians and criminals play the danse macabre hand in hand, has long been a characteristic of Serbia." (see The July Crisis 1914
What next? Stunned Serbs fear for the future
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