Tag: Macedonia

Korybko To Italian Academia: The Balkans Are Being Geopolitically Re-Engineered

Eurasia Future is publishing the English version of the interview that Andrew Korybko gave to Andrea Turi and which was recently published in the Italian journal “Eurasia: Rivista Di Studi Geopolitici“:  Mr. Andrew Korybko, thank you for your availability. First of all, can you please introduce yourself to our Italian […]

Russian Pranksters Got Macedonia’s PM Zaev To Spill State Secrets About Moscow

Two famous Russian pranksters impersonated former Ukrainian President Poroshenko and got the Macedonian Prime Minister to spill some state secrets, the most important of which is the head of state’s suspicion that Serbia is doing Russia’s bidding by negotiating a territorial swap with its NATO-occupied Autonomous Province of Kosovo and […]

Russia’s Recognition Of “North Macedonia” Is Part Of The “New Balkans” Plan

Russia’s recognition of “North Macedonia” disappointed many activists in what Moscow would have otherwise continued to regard as the Republic of Macedonia per its constitutionally legitimate name, but this purely political move shouldn’t have been all that unexpected in hindsight because it correlates with speculation that Moscow plans to take […]

Russia Might Return To The Balkans In A Big (But Controversial) Way

The highly influential and well-connected Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) is proposing that Moscow organize a multilateral conference to re-divide the Balkans along ethnic lines, which would advance the controversial proposal made by former British diplomat Timothy Less in late 2016 but might also inadvertently open up Pandora’s Box, though […]

Macedonia’s About To Become The World’s First “Politically Correct” Police State

George Orwell’s dire warning about a “politically correct” police state is about to become a reality in the Republic of Macedonia if the country implements its recently signed agreement with Greece, as there are many provisions within that document which obligate Skopje to suppress its citizens’ freedom of speech under […]

If The Macedonian Naming Dispute is Settled to Athens’ Satisfaction They Will Ironically Have Turkey to Thank

Macedonian (aka FYROM) Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has claimed that he has reached an agreement with his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras on renaming the country. The Macedonian naming issue has been the source of a decades long dispute between Skopje and Athens. Thus far, the dispute has led to Greece preventing […]

The Balkans, Once a Battlefield Between Russia and Turkey is Now a Battle Field Between Turkey and the USA

Almost every Muslim majority state or region in the Balkans is now home to schools and so-called ‘charitable institutions’ associated with the Fethullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO). From Bosnia and Albania to parts of Macedonia (aka FYROM) and the Serbian province of Kosovo and Metohija, FETO’s presence is  widely known and unlike some […]