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North Macedonia officially joins NATO

SKOPJE – Northern Macedonia officially became the 30th member of NATO; its flag will be hoisted in Brussels above the headquarters of the alliance on March 30. This is stated in a statement circulated today, March 27, by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo . “On March 27, 2020, the United States, as the depositary of the […]

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MACEDONIA: Referendum Fails, a Resounding Defeat for Atlanticists

On September 30th, a referendum of state was held on the renaming of the republic and membership in Euro-Atlantic structures in Macedonia.  Macedonia’s vote on changing its name to North Macedonia has fortunately fallen far short of the turnout required. Preliminary results show that just over a third of Macedonians voted in the referendum, with 50% […]

Macedonia: Zaev expresses bizarre confidence over EU accession

SKOPJE – Macedonia is just a step away from getting a date to start the EU accession negotiations, and for joining NATO, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said, stressing that the dispute with Greece will be resolved, which will strengthen the identity of the state and its citizens. However, these comments are not entirely justified. Zaev […]

Russia warns FYROMacedonia about joining NATO

MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday following a meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko and Ambassador of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to Russia Goce Karajanov that the country would face many negative consequences if they were to join NATO. “The sides shared their positions on the […]

NATO eyeing up Macedonia

June 12th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Vesti – By Inessa Sinchougova The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said that he supports Macedonia’s accession to the North Atlantic Alliance in the future. The announcement was made in Brussels in the framework of the meeting with the Prime Minister of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev. As for the name […]

Serbia: Authorities Intercept Illegal Weapon Shipments to Macedonia

May 5th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Agencies – – by Samer Hussein –           Serbia’s Military-Security Agency (VBA) has reportedly seized large quantities of weapons in the southern parts of the country. According to newspaper Blic, seized weapons were allegedly en route to Macedonia. It is believed the weapons […]

Macedonia Powderkeg: Serbian Forces May Clash With Albanian Terrorists

April 30th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – – Agencies – – by Samer Hussein – Serbian tanks, armored vehicles and special forces are heading towards Kosovo and Skopje after Belgrade allegedly received some information that the Liberation Army of Preševo, Medveđa and Bujanovac (UCPMB), an Albanian terrorist group, might begin its separatist activities.  For […]

President Ivanov says No! Towards victory for the Macedonian Resistance

March 4th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  – op-ed – By Umberto Pascali, for FRN –  Once again Macedonia has given a lesson to the world and saved its independence. It was a lesson in courage, leadership, constitutional law, and national sovereignty. This time the lesson was given by President Gjorge Ivanov, a great […]