Mira Marković obituary

Wife of the former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milošević and founder of her own political partyHer first name means “peace”. Yet Mira Marković, wife of the former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milošević, was at least as responsible as her husband for the wars and bloodshed that marked the breakup of their country in the 1990s.When Milošević’s party lost local elections in 1996, it was Marković who persuaded her husband to overrule the poll. She did the same again when he lost elections in 2000, in the wake of the Nato bombing campaign that led to the withdrawal of Serbian troops from Kosovo. Continue reading...

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