On Unifying Around Our Common History – Tsar Samuil Erga Omnes

Naum Kajchev


Naoum Kaytchev Objectively unifying our common history, from the time of Tsar Samuil, from the Middle Ages in general, and from later eras, will make us all, the citizens of both countries, more united and more enriched in a European way. As people in the know are...

It will happen when it happens! – The vaccination entanglement in North Macedonia

Stefan Ristovski, Angel Mojsovski


Stefan Ristovski, Angel Mojsovski The number of people who are infected and have passed has increased significantly in the past period, while the epidemiological situation in the country is critical. The way the authorities are handling the crisis raises the dilemma of...

Greece hopes that beaches won’t be empty again this summer, but vaccination numbers say otherwise

Georgia Nakou


Georgia Nakou The hope in government circles is that increased vaccination rates and warmer weather will bring infections down to manageable levels and make it safe to welcome visitors for the sake of the economy. The numbers suggest that this will be a higher-risk...

Parliamentary Elections in Bulgaria: High Stakes, Uncertain Future

Radosveta Vassileva


Radosveta Vassileva Borissov’s obsession with preventing early elections at all costs and the media manipulations with the help of servile sociologists we are witnessing only evidence fear. However, fear is a bad advisor. The more GERB clings to power like a hungry...

The Balkans is far from herd immunity against COVID 19


A group of citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina has filed criminal charges against the authorities. They demand responsibility for the vaccine delays and the high number of deaths from the virus. Despite the mass-scale vaccination, Serbia is far from herd immunity with...

Excess of vaccines in Serbia will go to waste. Literally.

Igor Todorovic


Igor Todorovic Serbia is the first country in Europe and the seventh in the world in terms of the full vaccination coverage rate! However, judging by the government’s latest moves, the rates are stagnating. Conflicting statements and actions since the beginning of...

Montenegro’s vaccination adventure: Lord, bless us with good health

Daniela Vukcevic


Daniela Vukcevic Back in the day, the mega-popular regional star Lepa Brena sang the lyrics “Bless us, Lord, with health and joy” (“Daj, Bože, zdravlja i radosti”) in one of her songs. Although this hit is now over three decades old, the refrain is...

Bulgaria’s experience with the EU can be instructive for Macedonia


Svetoslav Terziev It is no secret that the real enemies of Macedonia’s EU membership are nationalists on both sides of the border. The current tension brings them pleasure because it justifies their existence. Regardless of Macedonian politicians’ view of...

Croatian judiciary imposes disgraceful verdicts to protect abusers – especially those in position of power

Bojana Guberac


Bojana Guberac The case of Mara Tomasevic, which was all over the media in recent years, clearly depicts how the Croatian judiciary, despite recent triumphs of civil society, continues to protect perpetrators – especially those in positions of power. However, the...

“Enlargement fatigue” in the EU, empty EU promises fatigue in Macedonia

Sveto Toevski


Sveto Toevski “Resistance to enlargement” is growing in the EU, while in Macedonia there is a growing number of citizens who feel that the EU – instead of creating fair conditions for new enlargement – is moving away from the candidates to join...