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Greek cemetery in Monastiri/Bitola

Even cemeteries in modern FYROM stand as silent witnesses of the Greek presence in the area.

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Skopjan Propaganda Techniques #2 – The Human Rights Card

Skopjan Propaganda Techniques #2 – The Human Rights Card

These series of articles will expose to public eyes how Skopjan Propaganda works. Especially the massive internet campaign used by Skopjan propagandists with sole aim to deceive the readers while misrepresenting and manipulating well-evidenced historical events to fit their petty nationalistic agenda. It is sometimes hard for the unsuspected reader who is frequently confronted by deceitful attempts to believe false claims disguised to sound truthful. These series of articles aim […]

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Bulgarian National Tv Crew arrested in FYROM for… threatening the national security of FYROM

Bulgarian National TV Crew Arrested in FYROM’s Bitola By Margarita Stoyancheva 15 August 2008, Friday The three members of a crew of the Bulgarian National Television have been detained for several hours by the police authorities in FYROM’s city of Bitola on Friday. The director Konstantin Chakarov and two operators were arrested while taking some views of the city over […]

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Ottoman Colonisation of modern FYROM’s territories

Ottoman Colonisation of modern FYROM’s territories

Even before Ottoman conquest, modern FYROM’s territories had witnessed Uzes, Pechenegs, Koumans and other fine Turkic people. However the extensive colonization took place particularly during Ottoman occupation. Especially Skopje had faced many dominations during its lifetime. At the time of Ottomans, it was the centre of the Province of Kossovo. Skopje was conquered by Pasha Yigit in the reign of […]

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A Frenchman in Macedonia of 1854

A Frenchman in Macedonia of 1854

In 1854 the French Ami Boue published in Vienna his book ‘Recueil d’itineraires dans la Turquie d’Europe.Details geographiques,topographiques et statistiques sur cet empire’. http://img515.imageshack.us/my.php?image=1854gallcovlq8.png He starts from Eastern Macedonia and the Pashalik of Serres(today’s prefectures of Serres,Kavala and Drama) : . (Considering its very montainous part in the Rhodope it should not have a population beyond 100000 souls, which includes […]

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