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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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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Is Trump Good for Bulgarian Corruption?

The Barricade’s Vladimir Mitev was the guest of Paul Jay’s The Analysis podcast, discussing Bulgarian protests, the all-weather warm relations between Sofia and Washington, the Bulgarian acquisition of US war planes, the genesis of Bulgarian organised crime and oligarchy in the times of transition, the eternal Soros-Trump clash in Eastern

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