The Geopolitics of North Macedonia’s Accession to the EU. Pressures from Bulgaria
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The Geopolitics of North Macedonia’s Accession to the EU. Pressures from Bulgaria

North Macedonia’s EU accession talks are being halted because of Bulgaria’s insistence that the neighboring country stops appropriating history and acknowledges it speaks a Bulgarian dialect. However, the issue escalated recently when Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said North Macedonia can only become an EU member if it became a part of Bulgaria or an…

Why Will Bulgaria Veto North Macedonia’s EU Accession but Did Not Block Its NATO Membership?
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Why Will Bulgaria Veto North Macedonia’s EU Accession but Did Not Block Its NATO Membership?

Bulgaria’s veto against North Macedonia’s accession into the European Union (EU) remains very likely despite initial speculations that it would not obstruct the former Yugoslav country from joining the bloc. Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva said that her country would block North Macedonia from joining the EU if it did not recognize that its national identity and…

The US’ Hybrid War on Russian Energy Targets Germany, Belarus, and Bulgaria
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The US’ Hybrid War on Russian Energy Targets Germany, Belarus, and Bulgaria

The US is ruthlessly waging an intense Hybrid War on Russian energy interests in Europe by targeting the Eurasian Great Power’s relevant projects in Germany, Belarus, and Bulgaria, banking on the fact that even the partial success of this strategy would greatly advance the scenario of an externally provoked “decoupling” between Moscow and Washington’s transatlantic…

Nationalism, Ideology and the Formation of the Nation-States Among the Yugoslavs
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Nationalism, Ideology and the Formation of the Nation-States Among the Yugoslavs

There are many talks about nationalism among the peoples from the former Yugoslavia during the last three decades what is quite understandable taking into consideration the post-Cold War conflicts and atrocities, as a continuation of WWII crimes based on certain political ideologies,[i] committed on the territory of ex-Yugoslavia. Historia est magistra vitae I want to…

This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Award Has An Anti-Russian Infowar Agenda
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This Year’s Pulitzer Prize Award Has An Anti-Russian Infowar Agenda

The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded its eponymous prize for “International Reporting” to The New York Times “for a set of enthralling stories, reported at great risk, exposing the predations of Vladimir Putin’s regime”, which not only further discredited the so-called “Fourth Estate”, but also stands as proof that it harbors an anti-Russian infowar agenda. ***…

Bulgaria’s Willingness to Host NATO Naval Center Is Aimed at Containing Russia in the Black Sea
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Bulgaria’s Willingness to Host NATO Naval Center Is Aimed at Containing Russia in the Black Sea

In a joint statement between NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the latter announced last Thursday that the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna is a willing new home of NATO’s Naval Force Coordination Center. NATO’s Maritime Headquarters is currently located in the United Kingdom, but Stoltenberg thanked his Bulgarian…