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Macedonia’s president said he will not accept his country’s name change

Macedonia’s president said Wednesday he would not support an agreement reached between his country’s prime minister and Greece to change the Balkan country’s name. Macedonian president Gjorge Ivanov said the agreement was “shameful” and gave too many concessions to Greece. The move aims to appease Greece, which had long opposed […]
Macedonia’s president said he will not accept his country’s name change
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Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece

The leaders of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday to end a 27-year feud surrounding the Balkan country’s name. The prime ministers have agreed to refer to Macedonia as the Republic of Northern Macedonia, or Severna Makedonija in the Macedonian language. The move aims to appease Greece, which […]
Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece
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This Ancient Pagan Celebration In Macedonia Looks Truly Bizarre

Every year in January, the village of Vevcani celebrates Saint Vasijil’s Day (anglicized as Saint Basil’s Day) with a massive festival where the villagers dress in elaborate, strange, and terrifying costumes. Without fail, the 1,400-year-old pagan festival draws tourists and the media to the village, located a little more than […]
This Ancient Pagan Celebration In Macedonia Looks Truly Bizarre