updated Thu. September 22, 2022
In Defence of Marxism
March 15, 2018
Levica is the only party that stands against joining NATO, and also the only party that expresses open criticism of the servile Macedonian politics. Thus, we proposed ending the so-called negotiations over the name of the country done by the right wing and the so-called social-democrats. At the same time,ÃâÃÂ ...
New Eastern Europe
February 26, 2018
ADAM REICHARDT: You have been in power now since May 2017, with a promise to change the direction of Macedonian politics, including its European and NATO future. This was highlighted in your recent trip to Brussels to lobby on your country's behalf. Can you give our readers some insight on howÃâÃÂ ...
European Council on Foreign Relations
May 5, 2017
The Macedonian political elite has a strong desire not to allow the EU, in the words of a local politician, “to meddle in our business.” The Macedonian crisis now has the potential to destabilise the wider Western Balkans by sending a message that those who do not want to respect the democratic rules of theÃâÃÂ ...
April 29, 2017
Following the outbreak of violence in the Macedonian parliament the country has found itself split in two, journalist Milenko Nedelkovski told Sputnik Serbia. For her part, MGIMO professor Elena Ponomareva believes that the crisis is part of a broader strategy aimed at uniting the Albanians of the BalkansÃâÃÂ ...
Americans for Tax Reform (blog)
March 20, 2017
Last month, members of the House of Representatives sent their own letter to the U.S. Comptroller General, demanding an investigation into the use of taxpayer dollars to influence Macedonian politics. Signed by seven Republican representatives, the letter asked, “What percentage of US aid money in the fields ofÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
March 8, 2017
A leader of an ethnic Albanian party in Macedonia said the political crisis in the country could drag on for years and could be used by some politicians to ignite an ethnic conflict. The president has refused to back a coalition of the Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties after an election in December,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 26, 2017
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the political leaders of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia should fully implement their commitments under the 2015 Przino Agreement. Opposition protesters in the center of the Macedonian capital, Skopje. ÃâÃÂ© Sputnik/ Dmitriy Vinogradov.
The Sofia Globe
February 6, 2017
It has been a week since the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Nikola Gruevski, failed to create a new government, while political parties in the Republic of Macedonia are yet to reach a deal on forming a new majority with 61 seats. Following Gruevski's failure, opposition party SDSM (Macedonian SocialÃâÃÂ ...
The Conversation UK
January 7, 2016
It is pointless discussing Macedonian politics in traditional western terms, the comparison does not apply and is unhelpful to any proper understanding of what's going on. I recommend a reading of Misha Glenny's excellent book, 'The Balkans 1804 - 2012, Nationalism, War and the Great Powers' forÃâÃÂ ...