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Macedonia : FYROM’s Hideous Propaganda Technique #1 – The Victim Card

Macedonia : FYROM’s Hideous Propaganda Technique #1 – The Victim Card

  Slavs from FYROM pretending to be… ancient Macedonians. Kitsch was never absent from the former Yugoslav Republic. “Among them [Slavomacedonians], the lie is something customary, it is not considered a vice, but as a sign of wit. The one among them who is caught lying does not feel remorse or embarrassment, but only a sorrow, because he was not […]

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Macedonia : Thessaloniki Rediscovers Its Byzantine Walls

Macedonia : Thessaloniki Rediscovers Its Byzantine Walls

Author :  Apostolos Papapostolou Macedonia -In a recent survey held in Thessaloniki – Greece’s second-largest city with its 400,000 inhabitants – seven out of 10 interviewed responded that the White Tower with its unique silhouette is ”the symbol of the city.” Nine out of ten responded mistakenly that the tower ”used to be a prison,” apparently mistaking it for the also famous castle […]

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Macedonia Travel in Greece – Drama

Macedonia Travel in Greece – Drama

Drama (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Δράμας) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of East Macedonia and Thrace in Greece. Its capital is the town of Drama. The regional unit is the northernmost within the geographical region of Macedonia and the westernmost in the administrative region of East Macedonia and Thrace. The northern border with Bulgaria is […]

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Macedonia Travel in Greece – Florina

Macedonia Travel in Greece – Florina

Florina (Greek: Φλώρινα) is a town and municipality in mountainous northwestern Macedonia of Greece. Its motto is, ‘Where Greece begins’. It is also the Metropolitan seat for the region. It lies in the central part of Florina peripheral unit, of which it is the capital. Florina belongs to the periphery of West Macedonia. The town’s population is 16,771 people (2001 census). It is […]

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Bulgarian MEPs : FYROM’s film spreads hate and attempts to manipulate Balkan history

Bulgarian MEPs : FYROM’s film spreads hate and attempts to manipulate Balkan history

A film from FYROM that depicts wartime Bulgarians as fascists has outraged Bulgarian MEPs who are calling on Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Füle to confront FYROM over the issue, according to EurActiv. A couple of weeks ago, we witnessed the cynical confession of the leader from a Slavic Ultra-Nationalistic Diaspora Organization of FYROM, that he was promoting their pitiful propaganda against Greece through cinema. Now,  MEPs Andrey Kovachev (EPP), Evgeni Kirilov (S&D) and Stanimir Ilchev (ALDE) […]

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Macedonia : The Liberation of Thessalonica (26 October 1912)

Macedonia : The Liberation of Thessalonica (26 October 1912)

By Akritas Immediately after the victorious battle of Giannitsa, the Hellenic Field Army made the necessary preparations to cross the river Axios and to move from there to Thessalonica. Timely orders issued specified that its units advance to the Axios, which was to be bridged as quickly as possible using makeshift materials. The bridges (one wooden road bridge and two railway […]

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Macedonia : Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki

Macedonia : Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki

Saint Demetrius and children. 7th-century mosaic from Hagios Demetrios, Thessaloniki, in Macedonia (Northern Greece) Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki (Greek: Άγιος Δημήτριος της Θεσσαλονίκης) was a Christian martyr, who lived in the early 4th century. During the Middle Ages, he came to be revered as one of the most important Orthodox military saints, often paired with Saint George. His feast day is 26 October for Christians […]

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Macedonia Travel in Greece – Kastoria

Macedonia Travel in Greece – Kastoria

Kastoria (Greek: Καστοριά Kastoriá) is a city in Macedonia (Northern Greece – periphery of West Macedonia). It is the capital of Kastoria peripheral unit. It is situated on a promontory on the western shore of Lake Orestiada, in a valley surrounded by limestone mountains. The town is known for its many Byzantine churches, Ottoman-era domestic architecture, fur clothing industry, and trout.   […]

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Macedonia Travel in Greece – Grevena

Macedonia Travel in Greece – Grevena

  Grevena (Greek: Γρεβενά, Grevená) is a town and municipality in Macedonia (Northern Greece), capital of the Grevena peripheral unit. The town’s current population is 10,447 citizens; it lies about 400 km from Athens and about 180 km from Thessaloniki. The municipality’s population is 30,564. Grevena has had access to the Via Egnatia since the early 2000s, which now connects Igoumenitsa with Thessaloniki and Alexandroupoli at […]

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The True Macedonia is in Greece

The True Macedonia is in Greece

A country without Pella, Vergina, Aiani, Philippi, Dion, Amphipolis, Thessaloniki, Mt. Olympus, Apostle Paul’s footprints, etc can not be Macedonia. CLAIMS TO A MACEDONIA OUTSDE OF GREECE ARE MERELY FICTITIOUS AND EXTREMELY DELUSIONAL. Over 370 Well-Known Scholars of Graeco-Roman Antiquity from around the world attest that the true Macedonia is in today’s Greece where it has always been. From the YouTube channel […]

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