Macedonia: Receding hopes for real change in a young democracy

Sep 5, 2013 Full story: New Statesman

In the past three years the capital of the republic of Macedonia has undergone a major building programme that has enlivened the drab concrete of its 1960s, post-earthquake centre.

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Athens, Greece

#1 Sep 5, 2013
You mean the Vardar Banovina thta the dirty cummunist propaganda re-name,Macedonia?
p.s Macedonian is one and is IN Greece.
Nick the Greek

York, UK

#2 Sep 5, 2013
FYRoM could have been so much more - but for the narrow mindedness of the Makedonists there.

Westerners interested in classical archaelogical Greco-Roman history find revulsion in the Skopje 2014 the designers of it set-out to mock ridicule and humiliate the Greeks and Romans of old.

Liverpool, Australia

#3 Sep 9, 2013
EU and Macedonia is left behind, its economic position and stability can only deteriorate. In 2012 the IMF ranked the republic 133rd out of 185 countries by GDP, at $9.7bn.

These are the real facts of FYROM.

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