Passions in Macedonia: how the country was renamed

The Prime Ministers of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on the renaming, which the official Athens had recently demanded from the Macedonian authorities. Recall that the Greek authorities insisted that there could be only one Macedonia - historical the region is in Greece itself, and the neighboring state must certainly change its name.

Some Greek radicals demanded that the neighboring country change its name to one in which the word “Macedonia” would not be found - for example, “Republic of Skopje” (after the name of the capital).

As a result, a “compromise” option was chosen. The local media reported that Macedonia is now turning into the Republic of Northern Macedonia.

Passions in Macedonia: how the country was renamed

It is noteworthy that the Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zayev and the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras did not have to meet in person for renaming agreements. They simply discussed the issue by phone, considering that this may be enough to change the name of the country.

Recall that since the collapse of Yugoslavia, the official name of a country neighboring Greece was as follows: “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”. It was with this formulation that the state became a member of the UN.

In fact, the situation with the renaming of Macedonia is complicated by the fact that many residents of the republic do not support the idea. Prime Minister Zaev, in a conversation with his Greek colleague, said that the name itself “looks promising,” but in the end a referendum is needed. And the president of Macedonia, Georgy Ivanov, ignored the referendum’s request to support the referendum and urge the people to come to the polling stations.
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  1. 0
    13 June 2018 06: 06
    There was a country ..... Yugoslavia. And now they do what they want with the fragments ..
    1. +4
      13 June 2018 06: 16
      There will still be roofing felts, until they completely dilute Yugoslavia with water, like watercolor paints, and calm down.
      1. +3
        13 June 2018 07: 22
        Greek authorities insist that there can be only one Macedonia - a historical region in Greece itself, and the neighboring state must certainly change its name.

        This is about the same if Birobidzhan deputies require Israel to change its name fool
        And why not the Greeks themselves to rename their area. So it will be as they want - only one Macedonia. feel
        1. +3
          13 June 2018 07: 38
          why not Georgia raise at the UN the question of the unauthorized name of Georgia as part of the United States? ... Georgia should be only one! .... lol
          1. 0
            13 June 2018 12: 08
            Also, such an idea occurred to me, I wanted to write, but I see they got ahead of me. smile
    2. 0
      14 June 2018 09: 25
      Our Vanga / she herself "Macedonian" / said:

      And her words:
      “Macedonia and the land of the Bulgarian. “This is not a darzhava, but often from the Bulgarian territory”.
      "Macedonia is Bulgarian land. It is not a state, but part of the Bulgarian territory."
  2. +6
    13 June 2018 06: 07
    Macedonia Yes, even Zakydonia. Washington’s dream of a world order. Divide everyone into such mini republics. And edit. Cough up the leadership. People in poverty. I have Elysium.
    1. 0
      13 June 2018 10: 57
      "To cough up the leadership. The people are in poverty." ///

      Where the Americans are heading - there the people are not in poverty, but the country -
      in the "golden billion".
      Have you heard of Marshall’s plan? And today it’s the same.
      1. +2
        13 June 2018 11: 16
        Quote: voyaka uh
        Where the Americans are heading - there the people are not in poverty, but the country -
        in the "golden billion

        Is this about Ukraine?
        1. 0
          13 June 2018 12: 38
          Americans do not invest in Ukraine.
          It helps the IMF, as well as Argentina and others who are in the pre-default
          1. +2
            13 June 2018 13: 04
            Quote: voyaka uh
            The IMF is helping

            I saw such help in the coffin laughing
            Quote: voyaka uh
            Americans do not invest in Ukraine.

            Is there a list of countries where they invested?
  3. +4
    13 June 2018 06: 37
    Renamed, so renamed.
    They were Macedonians. became north Macedonians.
    The two prime ministers agreed over the phone and the deal was done.
    The Greeks dance sirtaki for a week, and the Macedonians drink bitter.
    But here is the question.
    There is an official state language - its name is Macedonian.
    There are three dialects of it - North Macedonian, West Macedonian and Southeast Macedonian (East Macedonian).
    What is there to be?
    For example.
    This north Macedonian spoke a clearly southeastern Macedonian dialect of the Macedonian language.
    Oh how confused!
    The further mankind moves forward, acquiring knowledge and skills, the less it seeks to make adequate, well-considered decisions.
    From the fact that Macedonia is no longer called Macedonia, the problems of the Greeks will disappear?
    The winged expression of Sergei Lavrov is very suitable for this situation.
    1. +5
      13 June 2018 07: 16
      Whatever dialect Macedonian prime minister used, it was a variant of the Bulgarian language. They foolishly fuss about it all together. With the same success, the country may be called Western Bulgaria.
    2. +4
      13 June 2018 10: 43
      There is an official state language - its name is Macedonian
      which they came up with when they created the "Macedonian" nation in 1946 under the Comintern order (Tito and Stalin). Until that time, it was Vardarska Banovina, in which lived "rule southerly srbi."
  4. +7
    13 June 2018 06: 51
    Suffering the garbage really. Macedonians are Bulgarians, and the Macedonian language is a dialect of the Bulgarian language, let them unite with Bulgaria and not have all this gimmick.
    1. +1
      13 June 2018 08: 08
      The most reasonable decision.
    2. 0
      14 June 2018 09: 17
      Sarmat Sanych
      Suffer bullshit really. Macedonians are Bulgarians, and Macedonian is a dialect of Bulgarian, let them unite with Bulgaria and it will not be all this gimp.

      The most reasonable decision.

      It will happen sooner or later. It is in Bulgaria live more "Macedonians" than in FYROM. Resistance is going on inside Macedonia from among the "Macedonian" accomplices. After all, they were the performers and guides of the debolgization policy conducted half a century in the former Yugoslavia. They will have to answer for the crimes committed! There is opposition from external forces. But the Bulgarian Spirit is invincible. He as the Phoenix always rises from the ruins.
  5. 0
    13 June 2018 08: 31
    In the USA there is a state of Georgia. Maybe Georgia should make a claim to the Americans?
  6. +2
    13 June 2018 10: 32
    The geographical area of ​​Macedonia is divided into three subregions:
    - Vardar Mokedonia (where FYROM is located) - along the Vardar river
    - Pirin Macedonia (in Bulgaria)
    - Aegean Macedonia (in Greece).
    Since Aegean Macedonia after the Great Patriotic War was the mandated territory of ON, and then granted to the Greeks without any treaties, they (Greeks) are very sensitive on the subject of "Macedonia".
  7. +1
    13 June 2018 10: 54
    Now we have to say: "shooting in North Macedonian." am
    Or "shooting in Greek-Macedonian" (the same as in north-,
    but sitting on a cup of coffee and with a cigarette in his mouth laughing ).
  8. +1
    13 June 2018 15: 30
    There is a village of Kosovo not far from me, therefore I demand from the country of Kosovo not to use the name of the original Belarusian village.
    I agree if they rename the Republic of South Kosovo.
    1. 0
      14 June 2018 19: 53
      Quote: Shaitan_by
      There is a village of Kosovo not far from me, therefore I demand from the country of Kosovo not to use the name of the original Belarusian village.
      I agree if they rename the Republic of South Kosovo.

      There is Paris under Syktyvkar. The French seem to have a problem. :)
    2. 0
      15 June 2018 09: 37
      There is such a village in Bulgaria, that is, there is a third party in the dispute! It is necessary to send a petition to the UN! laughing
  9. 0
    14 June 2018 09: 07
    In fact, the historical region of Macedonia covers large parts of neighboring Greece and Bulgaria. It consists of the 3 part - Aegean Macedonia / Greece /, Pirinska Macedonia / Bulgaria / and Vardarska Macedonia / Yugoslavia /. To privatize the names of Macedonia for one of them, as it is not entirely correct. The Macedonians themselves are Bulgarians, and speak the Western Bulgarian dialect spoken by all of southern-spain Bulgaria, and the local Slavic population in Agesian MacDonium. As a "people", the "Macedonians" appear in 1946 along the line of the policy of anaerogue in titous Yugoslavia. This criminal policy is a continuation of the policy of Serbization, which was led by Serbs in Vardar Macedonia from 1913. The initial attempts of the Serbian authorities to assimilate the local Bulgarian population and turn the ego into “governing Serbi” failed. Titovaya Yugoslavia switched to more sophisticated ways of flushing the ethnic identity of the local Bulgarians. If the Serbs cannot be made of them, then let them be "descendants of the ancient Macedonians," just so that they are not Bulgarians! An ideological and pseudo-historical project was created on this topic in Yugoslavia. The mythology of Macedonian half a century covered all areas of life in YuRM. What can be rightfully called a cultural genocide! But a system based on lies and deception sooner or later falls apart. The process of degradation of Macedonianism is launched and the restoration of Bulgarian ethnic identity in Vardar Macedonia is gaining momentum. No one can stop him, because Strength is in Truth!

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