A blockade of the Macedonian road to the EU risks undermining the region’s European prospects

An interview with Miruna Butnaru-Troncotă, international relations expert on the Balkans, about the Bulgarian-Macedonian dispute over good neighbourliness and common historyVladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania,

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Macedonians met the Bulgarian foreign minister’s comments on Tito with an avalanche of laughter

Bulgarians fail to understand that they have made mistakes in Macedonia throughout history, says Sonja Stojadinovic, a Macedonian political scientist, who reflects on Bulgaria’s veto at the start of North Macedonia’s negotiations with the EU.Vladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border

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The West — Lukashenko’s unrequited love

“These protests will not succeed. These oppositional leaders in Ukraine are waiting for their time” Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat, a Polish left-wing journalist and an expert on Eastern Europe, claimed in a special interview for The Barricade.Vladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between

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The protesters in Belarus are something very different from the oppositional leaders in exile

Interview with the Polish journalist Malgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat on the internal context and causes for the Belarussian protestsVladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania, which initially started as

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