At the end of the day it is still very unclear what is exactly going on and who the government is fighting. Albanians, (Russian-backed) Serbs? Kosovans? Is it a local uprising?
This Reuters article gives the best insight so far.
We DO know that Putin is (almost) everywhere where destabilisation of Europe is going on. Do the Russian (and Serbs) have to do something with this?
This video can be geolocated like this:
On a larger scale:
Google maps link.
Troops enter the hot zone:
Houses on fire:
Civilians get evacuated:
This source says 12 policemen were injured in #Kumanovo #Macedonia http://t.co/zWc4BrVJAZ pic.twitter.com/QWELNGW6uw— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 9, 2015
Terrorist in civilian clothes and sneakers in #Kumanovo arrested. http://t.co/Q83K7vGOiC pic.twitter.com/opOvdz1USZ— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 9, 2015
#Serbia-#Macedonia border crossing. Albanians leaving their homes pic.twitter.com/KlHNeDe9lv #Kumanovo via @TeaBegolli— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 9, 2015
Statement of Foreign Minister of Albania on #kumanovo #macedonia http://t.co/mEGkwIqDRF pic.twitter.com/BspIvjHqpX— Ukraine@war (@DajeyPetros) May 9, 2015
Chronology & status of more notable security related incidents in #Macedonia (late 2014/ 1st half 2015) #Kumanovo pic.twitter.com/wS0bKGI6K4— Andreja Bogdanovski (@BogdanovskiA) May 9, 2015
Citizens of Kumanovo speaking out: