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Serbian “Blic”: Look at How the New “Ancient” Skoplje Looks Like

Two more years remained to the deadline which the creators of project “Skoplje 2014” gave to themselves, and judging from the last images from the FYROM’s capital the job of giving antiquity-like, and some say kitsch-like, look to Skoplje could be over before the deadline. FYROM’s authorities thought the new look of the center of the capital city, ornamented with […]

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Doko Slijepčević, “The Macedonian Question”, Chicago 1958

The monograph “The Macedonian Question” by the exiled Serbian historian and Germanist Đoko Slijepčević, published in 1958 in Chicago represents a classic synthesis of historical and ethnological aspects of Slavic identity in Povardarje, with emphasis on its Serbian aspect which is often neglected in modern-day discourse due to the far greater quantity of Bulgarian and Pseudomacedonian publications in English language […]

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Media report Corruption Scandal with Aeromak

Media report Corruption Scandal with Aeromak

From Exyuaviation Blog […] Sources from Serbia state that the CEO of Aeromak, Srećko Angelovski, set his salary at over 3.000 Euros per month (national average approximately 400 Euros) and hired many family members within the company who had no experience in the aviation field. His actions have costed Jat thousands of Euros. Angelovski lost his job only 10 days […]

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How the Lie was created – Bulgarians forced to renounce their Bulgarian identity and become “Macedonians”

How the Lie was created - Bulgarians forced to renounce their Bulgarian identity and become “Macedonians”

From the book “Ideologies and national identities” by John Lampe and Mark Mazower. - [..]In the Serbian part different ways for legal political activities were sought at first. The ruthless persecution of members and supporters of the Organizaiton as well as the terror imposed on those who declared themselves Bulgarians, forced IMRO to use the methods of armed resistance. […]Belgrade […]

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Σκόπια: το ντόμινο του εκβιασμού

Η επίλυση του προβλήματος της ονομασίας των Σκοπίων συνιστά μία από τις απαραίτητες κινήσεις προκειμένου να αποφευχθεί η αστάθεια στην περιοχή των Δυτικών Βαλκανίων. Η επισήμανση αυτή έγινε από τον Γιάνους Μπουγκάλσκι, πρώτο κάτοχο της Εδρας Μελετών Νοτιοανατολικής Ευρώπης Λαυρέντη Λαυρεντιάδη στο Κέντρο Στρατηγικών και Διεθνών Μελετών (CSΙS), ο οποίος τόνισε ότι το ενδιαφέρον της νέας αμερικανικής κυβέρνησης για την […]

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Albania ranks low in World Bank ‘Getting Electricity’ list

Albania ranks low in World Bank ‘Getting Electricity’ list

Balkans.com Correspondent in Tirana - 26.10.2009 Albania ranks 110th of 140 countries for access to electricity, the World Bank reported in its 2009 list (www.doingbusiness.org). A business needs 162 days to receive a power connection in Albania after application involving five procedures. Albania comes second to last in the region after Montenegro (48), Croatia (49), Greece (66), Serbia (68), FYR […]

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FYROM faces Domestic, International Problems in Joining EU

A quite interesting article by Skopje 24 Ore, 10 Sep 09 p 10 Commentary by Muhamer Pajaziti: “Will Brussels Compromise Principles for FYROMacedonia?” FYROMacedonian Government representatives have recently announced with great enthusiasm and optimism that the EU will definitely recommend the beginning of negotiations on the country’s membership in this supranational organization. This is nothing new because this […]

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The Name Game – The future of EU expansion? It all depends on what the meaning of the word “Macedonia” is

The Name Game - The future of EU expansion? It all depends on what the meaning of the word “Macedonia” is

BY THOMAS MEANEY, HARRIS MYLONAS The European Union is a club with a long line out the door. Just ask Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, or Turkey. But for one Balkan country, the biggest problem is showing the right ID at the velvet rope. Seven former communist countries were able to enter both NATO and the EU by the end […]

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A brief overview of the Macedonian name issue

A brief overview of the Macedonian name issue

Miltiades Elia Bolaris July 12, 2009 The Former Yugoslav Republic of Makedonija - FYROM, is the diminutive ex-Yugoslav state that since 1991 has relentlessly and vigorously sought recognition by the international community under its chosen assumed name “Republic of Macedonia”. Greeks have puzzled the world over by steadfastly refusing FYROM´s recognition under this name, basing their refusal on […]

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Skopjan irredentism: one of the latest chapters.

Skopjan irredentism: one of the latest chapters.

We have been witnesses a myriad of times to the ever growing ultra nationalism spread among the population of the State of Skopje and also its diaspora. An extreme political stance sponsored by the government of the FYROM ,as far as the interior of this country is concearned, with actions like the renaming of the Skopje city stadium to “Philip […]

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