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Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Herzegovina (Herceg Bosna (Herzeg-Bosnia)); — Montenegro would receive a part of the Serbian Sandzak; — Bosnia and Herzegovina within the borders of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the possible option of creating a confederation with Croatia / Serbia / Montenegro; — Macedonia would be in a worse position, left without most of its own territory. Moreover, a tendency to tear the remains among Bulgaria, Greece, Albania and Serbia is notable here. One of possible scenarios for Macedonia in this case is to form a confederation ...


Moving Towards New Meanings. 9 May in the Balkans

... the calendars of the countries that emerged after the breakup of Yugoslavia, we see that they contain completely different holiday dates. For example, the beginning of the anti-Fascist uprising is remembered (June 22 is Anti-Fascist Struggle Day in Croatia, with the same holiday being celebrated on October 11 in Macedonia), while Slovenia celebrates the Day of Uprising Against Occupation (April 27). Another memorable date is May 15, the real end of military operations in Yugoslavia. However, as all these dates are associated with the Socialist concept of Victory,...


Modern Russia in the Modern Balkans: Soft Power through Investment

... Under these circumstances, further rapprochement appears to stand little chance of success. Russia has already found a partner in Republika Srpska, and Sarajevo’s interest in Moscow will depend on the ability of its main investors, namely Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, and Turkey, to support the Bosnian economy. Meanwhile, the Turkish presence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as that of Arab countries is gaining momentum ( 1 , 2 ). Macedonia Much like Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Macedonia (RM) is heavily associated with political instability, largely caused by the “Albanian factor.” However, despite political tensions, complex administrative system and ethnic ...


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