Stories about Macedonia
27 July 2016
The news that the owners of a number of pro-Trump websites are Macedonians from the little town of Veles came as a surprise to many.
17 July 2016
15 July 2016
"Any half sane person would leave this country by 2020," one citizen commented when considering the economic time bomb of mounting debt that will have to be repaid.
13 July 2016
7 July 2016
Shots capture mute swans, various freshwater fish and crustaceans and even some house furniture at the lake.
3 July 2016
Detainments, "spectacular arrests" and other forms of intimidation are being used against Colorful Revolution protesters, who refuse to back down in the face of harassment and abuse of power.
30 June 2016
The Macedonian ruling political party canceled its plan to hold an election that only they were going to participate in, fulfilling one of the eight demands of the Colorful Revolution.
27 June 2016
25 June 2016
While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of guarded concern for the EU after the Brexit, Europhobic representatives of right-wing parties expressed joy via social networks.
4 June 2016
3 June 2016
Macedonia's ruling party placed an order for more than 50 paintings, depicting key moments in its history, in the manner of the former Communist party.
13 May 2016
The selection of music involves categories such as "compositions that affirm the history of Macedonia" and "compositions that affirm family values and families with multiple children."
10 May 2016
"There hasn't been a major incident, but it's obvious that the regime considers even the use of force as a potential weapon."
4 May 2016
Tome Stankovski was brutally arrested during protests last year and says he still suffers from the trauma of that experience. But he has now joined the Colorful Revolution.
29 April 2016
A 19-year-old law student placed under house arrest in Macedonia explains why thousands of protesters like him are fed up with the nation's leaders.
27 April 2016
"Why do I protest, and what is the Colorful Revolution? This is a struggle against the authoritarian and corrupt regime, personified by ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski."
Protesters crashed a public ceremony where Gordana Jankuloska was formally receiving her doctoral degree and unfurled a banner reading "Congratulations on your pardon!"
25 April 2016
"The Serbian government will bear responsibility if Božinovski is exposed to inhuman treatment in Macedonian prisons."
24 April 2016
Protests are piling up in Macedonia, and a government that had enjoyed the fruits of impunity for so long is reaping what it sowed.