Latest News from Macedonia

Lavrov's visit canceled? Russia's MFA: "Our diplomacy has not mastered teleportation"

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's visit to Serbia has been cancelled after countries around Serbia closed their airspace to his aircraft, a senior foreign ministry source told the Interfax news agency on Sunday.
"Those reports are accurate," a high-ranking source in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Interfax today.

Russian and USSR Flags in the Center of Sofia on the Occasion of May 9 (PHOTOS)

Tensions in front of the Monument to the Soviet Army on the occasion of the May 9 celebrations.

Early this morning, a drone poured yellow and blue paint on the monument, as a result of which volunteers gathered to clean up before the official guests from the traditional March of the Immortal Regiment arrived at the scene.

Divisive Statue of ‘Assassin’ May Return to North Macedonia

The new mayor of North Macedonia's capital Skopje, Danela Arsovska, has raised eyebrows after announcing she had tracked down a bronze statue of Ottoman-era rebel Andon Lazov Kjoseto, which was removed by her predecessor in 2018, and might call a referendum on the statue's reinstallment.

The EU wants Bulgaria to lift the Veto on North Macedonia by June 2022

"I will come to Sofia as often as necessary in order to reach a decision (lifting the Bulgarian veto on North Macedonia's membership in the EU) by the end of June, we have no time, the war has shown us how important the European integration is."

North Macedonia Ex-PM Convicted of Illegal Property Scheme

Nikola Gruevski, who was tried in absentia, was found guilty at Skopje Criminal Court on Thursday of unlawfully acquiring over 1.3 million euros from his former ruling VMRO DPMNE party, and of instigating a money-laundering scheme to cover his tracks and buy property with the proceeds.

Week in Review: Perfect Storms and Banal Disputes

Widening Cracks

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Kiril Petkov leaves after an emergency European Union (EU) summit on the situation in Ukraine, Brussels, February 25, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/JOHN THYS

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