Final Solution for the Macedonian Question?

Gates of Vienna - 11 April 2017
The territory that is now called the Republic of Macedonia has had the misfortune to be treated as a geostrategic plaything by the Great Powers ever since it was wrested from the Turks more than a century ago. The latest machinations began after the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s. On the one hand, the Western powers — the EU and the USA — seem determined to hand Macedonia over to its Albanian minority. On the other hand we have the Russians, who want to maintain solidarity with their Slavic cousins in the Balkans and prevent an unbroken chain of Islamic territory stretching from the Bosphorus to the border of Croatia. (...more)