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The war correspondence of Leon Trotsky,the Balkan wars 1912-13

The war correspondence of Leon Trotsky,the Balkan wars 1912-13

The peoples of the Balkan peninsula according to Leon Trotsky.Not any mention of <Macedonian> ethnicity. The real ethnic character of the <Macedonians> :Pure Bulgarians. The alleged <Macedonian> minority of <Aegean Macedonia> was consisted in 1913 of 200.000 Bulgarians. The tactics of the Bulgarians of VMRO were ineffective:Vardarska Banovina,a Bulgarian territory according to Trotsky became Serbian soil.

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Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940” by Lillian Petroff

Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940” by Lillian Petroff

Fom the book of Lillian Petroff “Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940”

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The Balkan ghosts of Irredentism

Dr. George Voskopoulos July 01, 2008 World politics have been characterised by contending trends. Change and continuity have been the two poles of analysing the world state-centric system. In regional terms we also witness similar trends, yet in the Balkan aspects of continuity and the peoples´ inability to adapt to a new era this is more than an inherent systemic […]

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“The Balkan Peninsula”, by E. de Laveleye, 1887

“The Balkan Peninsula”, by E. de Laveleye was published in N. York and London in 1887Page 289 Quote: Greeks are ready to sacrifice everything rather than give up Macedonia, where they believe themselves to be the most numerous, and where, certainly, they have been the civilizing element. This province is indispensable to the realization of “the great Hellenic idea,” that […]

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Encyclopaedia Britannica 2007 edition

Some really interesting quotes on FYROM, Makedonia, Alexander…etc from Encyclopaedia Britannica 2007 edition. Quote: The people Ethnicity and language Macedonia has inherited a complex ethnic structure. The largest group, calling themselves Macedonians (about two-thirds of the population), are descendants of Slavic tribes that moved into the region between the 6th and 8th centuries AD. Their language is very closely related […]

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