Macedonia

13 February 2019
The Agreement Over Macedonia’s Name Is a Glimmer of Hope in Europe

Now that the country has signed its NATO accession agreement and officially changed its name, the United States, among others, should step up to the plate and boost support.

By Jonathan D. Katz, Evelyn Farkas, and Zhikica (Zach) Pagovski
 
15 January 2019
Macedonian Lawmakers Ratify Name Change Premium

Greek parliament could follow suit within days if the government wins tomorrow’s confidence vote.

 
19 November 2018
Did Hungary Help Gruevski Flee Macedonian Justice? Premium

Budapest denies aiding the former leader’s escape but admits he gave advance notice of his intention to request asylum.

 
14 November 2018
Above Water

Activists in Macedonia have won a fight for clean water despite years of dismissal by the former government. From Global Voices.

By Filip Stojanovski
 
13 November 2018
Ex-Macedonian PM Gruevski Flees to Hungary Premium

Out of legal options and with more court cases looming, the once-powerful leader takes to his heels.

 
3 October 2018
How Disinformation Harmed the Referendum in Macedonia

Online campaigns calling for a boycott of the referendum and fake news sites have compounded the country’s media literacy problem. From The German Marshall Fund of the United States.

By Asya Metodieva
 
1 October 2018
Macedonian Name Change Referendum Fails Due to Low Turnout Premium

Prime Minister Zaev vows to hold vote in parliament over name change that, if approved, would pave the way for EU and NATO membership.

 
18 September 2018
U.S. Defense Chief Urges ‘Yes’ Vote in Macedonia Referendum Premium

Jim Mattis accuses Russia of trying to scuttle deal with Greece.

 
Skopje 100
3 September 2018
Architectural Games in the Balkans Premium

While some celebrate the Brutalist buildings of Macedonia, others condemn the new additions to historic ruins in neighboring Bulgaria.

 
25 July 2018
Foes Snipe at Macedonia Name Deal Premium

Athens accuses Moscow of using its proxies in Greece to kill the “North Macedonia” agreement.

 

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