Prime Minister Harper appreciates Macedonia

In a letter from Mr. Nicholov to the „The Hill Times“ March 2nd, 2009 (LETTERS) Prime Minister Harper appreciates Macedonia Re: „In Harper’s Ottawa, it’s politics, politics, politics, politics all the time…“ (The Hill Times, Feb. 16, p. 22). I want to respond to Evan Sotiropoulos‘ criticism of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to Macedonian community It is ironic that

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Modern Greece and the Macedonian Heritage – Part 8 – Connecting the Past with the Present

When the crazy idea of creating „Hellenes“ out of the Modern Barbarian ethnic groups, who during the late 18th and early 19th centuries were living on the same lands as the people from the Ancient City States of 2,500 years ago, was starting to take root a history had to be written for them. This would be no ordinary history but a history that would extend their lineage connecting their modern existence with that of their ancient.

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The real reasons why Greece is opposed to the name of Republic of Macedonia

by Borce Georgevski Greece has been misusing its standing and membership in international bodies to block the recognition of Macedonia and thus slowing its political and economic progress, which can have long standing negative consequences for the stability of the volatile Balkan region. However, Greece has chosen to ignore the consequences of its actions, and even completely economically embargoed Macedonia

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UMD Strongly Condemns Sofia Mayor Borisov’s Plans to „Buy“ Macedonia

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) categorically condemns Sofia mayor Boyko Borisov’s recent statements in Chicago advocating an effective „buyout“ of Macedonia by Bulgarians to ensure „friendly relations“ between the two states. „Such a statement by a leading politician of an EU and NATO member is deeply troubling and reveals a fundamental ignorance of the principles on which both organizations were founded,“ stated UMD President, Metodija A. Koloski.

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Modern Greece and the Macedonian Heritage – Part 6: On the way to Hellenism

„In 1821, the Greeks rose in revolt against the rule of Turkey and declared themselves an independent nation. Their goal was far more ambitious than freedom alone, for they proclaimed the resurrection of an ancient vision in which liberty was but a single component. That vision was Hellas-the achievements of the ancient Greeks in knowledge, morality, and art, summed up in one evocative word. …

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Modern Greece and the Macedonian Heritage

Modern Greece and the Macedonian Heritage by Risto Stefov Part 1 – Introduction There are some who say the 1903 Macedonian Ilinden Uprising was one of the greatest Rebellions Europe has witnessed since the French Revolution (Giorgio Nurigiani, „Macedonia Yesterday and Today“) yet there are others today who adamantly claim that Macedonians don´t exist. If we are to take these

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