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Le Figaro defines FYROM’s Slavs as Bulgarians

Le Figaro defines FYROM’s Slavs as Bulgarians

Bulgaria’s Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, said Tuesday he was not at all surprised the French daily “Le Figaro” defined the Macedonian Slavs as Bulgarians. “French journalists have this “strange habit” to ask experts when they write about history. And French historians are some of the best in the world. There is an Institute for Byzantine Studies […]

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A Slav from Macedonia almost a century ago: “I used to be a Bulgar and now i am a Serb”

A Slav from Macedonia almost a century ago: “I used to be a Bulgar and now i am a Serb”

“I used to be a Bulgar and now i am a Serb”. This was the reply of a Slav from Monastiri, while being asked about his ethnicity. This reply is indicative of the fickle ethnic consciouness which characterised in the past and now the Slavs in the Macedonian Region. It shouldnt surprise anyone some decades afterwards, the reply to the same question was […]

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