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· December, 2019

Stories about Macedonia from December, 2019

Comics fans in southern Europe celebrated the triple anniversary of cult publications in 2019

Comics fans in several southern European countries celebrated three golden jubilees in 2019: the 50th-anniversary publication of Italian comics series Alan Ford, the ‘Yugoslav Asterix’ Dikan, and Serbian magazine Stripoteka

Macedonian government promises to retract misogynist school textbook

The text has been taught in Macedonian schools since 2002.

Anti-vax groups in the Balkans find support with the Russian Orthodox Church

The Russian Orthodox Church defends the right of parents to choose not to vaccinate their children.

Serbian nationalists want to build an extravagant Triumphal Arch in a Belgrade park

The initiative drew comparisons with similar architectural shenanigans by other authoritarian regimes in the Balkans.

A 1990s Macedonian film set in 2019 foreshadows a xenophobic future

Like other sci-fi before it, it imagined the present year as a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

Greta Thunberg impersonators attempted to dupe Macedonian PM with fake phone call

The government called the incident a "hybrid attack."

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