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Alexander the Great: The Peculiar Case of Macedonia

“Alexander the Great was Macedonian!” – This is a sentence echoing in my head since my childhood. I can’t even remember how many times I’ve heard or read that exact phrase. Greeks grew up having to take on a very rich, complex, and “heavy” heritage. And the zenith of said heritage could arguably be Alexander the Great. You know who this guy is, right? You’ve seen the movies and all the triumphs that made a very small country, Greece, one of the greatest empires ever. Or was it Greek after all? The Former Yugoslavia Republic Of Macedonia, or FYROM, doesn’t think so. Read more

Refugee Crisis: A Report from Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, with a population of around 2 million citizens. Although small, it plays a key role when it comes to international transport between these countries, due to its convenient geographical position. Refugees coming from across the Mediterranean Sea have been working their way up north, most of them inevitably passing through this country.
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