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FYROM: The Troublemaker of the Balkans?

FYROM: The Troublemaker of the Balkans?

FYROM: The Troublemaker of the Balkans? Nicolas Mottas October 21, 2008 One of the most significant decades-long problem in South Eastern Europe is the irripresible political use of history and national symbols by region’s governments. The case of ‘Macedonia’ is an example of the above assumption. Since its birth as a state entity in 1991, just after the dissolution of […]

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Anastasia Karakasidou – Fields of Wheat, Hills of Blood

Quote: In the beginning of 20th century, Greece and Bulgaria colided for the region of Macedonia. Today, in the threshold 21th century the axis of competition was shifted with the constitution of FYROM in independent government owned entity, which includes Slavs, Albanians, Muslim Turks and Rom (Introduction, page 59) Quote: However the polemics round Macedonia acquired new critical dimensions afterwards […]

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