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Nationalistic Hysteria in Skopje’s streets

Nationalistic Hysteria in Skopje’s streets

The nationalistic hysteria which predominates in FYROM is all over the place, even in streets where anyone could take a walk and be a self-witness of this tragic spectacle. Neither Bukephalas (Alexander’s famous Horse) got away from the Nationalistic Hysteria. Bucephalas’s picture from the facade of VMRO-DPMNE office. By Vasiliye

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The Macedonian Dispute as a Yugoslav-Bulgarian conflict

Dr. George Voskopoulos July 22, 2008 The name dispute between Greece and FYROM has been seen primarily as a conflict between Greece and FYROM. Yet historically the third factor of the dispute was Bulgarian policy and its aim to annex Yugoslav and Greek Macedonia. This very aim gave Belgrade a powerful motive in creating and cementing a distinct, artificial “Macedonian” […]

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FYROM Irredentism against neighbouring states – an almost daily Phenomenon

It appears that expressions of Irredentist claims in FYROM has became an almost daily phenomenon to the point it doesnt surprise anyone anymore. This irredentist mentality of FYROM Slavs against neighboring states appears sadly to become stronger and stronger every day, while it constitutes a main problem both for FYROM’s relations with neighbouring States like Greece and certainly the main reason why the doors of EU and NATO will close […]

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Loring Danforth,The Macedonian Conflict. Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

The history of the construction of a macedonian national identity does not begin with alexander the great in the fourth century b.c. or with saints cyril and methodius in the ninth century a.d., as Macedonian nationalist historians often claim. nor does it begin with tito and the establishment of the people’s republic of macedonia in 1944 as greek nationalist historians […]

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