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The wolf still considered a pest and a legal target in North Macedonia, with money rewards disbursed for its killing

The wolf in North Macedonia is still considered a pest. He is one of the three big predators inhabiting the country’s mountains, together with the bear and the Balkan Lynx, but is least protected. This animal is still a legal target, for whose killing the hunters get money rewards, although the domestic environmental associations are alerting that the wolf...

FA Minister: We succeeded to pull North Macedonia out of the Balkan whirlpool at the last moment

We were witnesses to an intensive and dynamic period with a plethora of occurrences in the domain of foreign policy on all levels, from global and European, to regional occurrences, and especially occurrences domestically, which left no one indifferent. Still, these were historical decisions that provided a certain insight into directions where our foreign policy is heading, but also...

Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbs, Bosnians and Croats joined to launch a satellite into space

Five partner organizations from North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and Croatia are planning to jointly launch the first satellite from this region into space by the end of this year, informs the Bosnian public broadcasting service BH TV. All of this is due to the foundation of the Space Association of Southeastern Europe and India, which is...

NMacedonia: July inflation rose to 16%, spending jumped 1.9% in a month

The annual inflation in the country in July 2022 rose to 16%, while the Consumer Price Index in the period from June to July 2022 increased by 1.9%, show the data of the State Statistical Office of North Macedonia. The Retail Price Index increased by 14% in July 2022 compared to the same month last year. Retail prices jumped 2.5%...

Ukraine thanked North Macedonia for the donated tanks: A friend is known in trouble

Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, did not forget to express thanks via Twitter on Saturday for the donation of T-72 tanks from North Macedonia to Ukraine. Podolyak wrote the following on Twitter in Ukrainian and Macedonian: "A friend is known in trouble. It doesn't matter how big your country is. What matters is the kind of...

NMacedonia wants to join EU’s new Digital Europe program

The Government of North Macedonia in yesterday's session reviewed and adopted the Information on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to the Digital Europe (DIGITAL) program, prepared by the Ministry of Information Society and Administration, Government's press service informs. "DIGITAL is a new European Union’s program aimed at bringing the digital technologies closer to the businesses, the citizens...

Mathematical genius Yilli Morina received full scholarship, will continue his education at international school

Yilli Morina, the 13-year-old mathematical genius from the Shuto Orizari quarter in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, who spends most of his time solving math and physics exercises and problems and tutors university students from North Macedonia and abroad, received a full scholarship and will continue his education at an international school. Meta.mk has already published his story...

President of North Macedonia: If Bulgaria insists on disputing our identity, we should stop the EU accession negotiations

After the meeting with the members of the Security Council I said that after the French proposal is submitted to the Government , I expect to see in the Government's conclusions a statement that starting from the day we start and end the EU accession negotiations, if there are additional efforts from the Bulgarian authorities to impose questions...

Meta.mk’s Deputy Editor-in-Chief Blazhevski on young people’s emigration from North Macedonia: We have strategies, their implementation is lacking

We should do more in North Macedonia if we want to lower the number of young people that are fleeing the country. I think we don't have problems when it comes to creating strategies for solving this problem, but the implementation has been lacking, said Meta.mk's Deputy Editor-in-Chief Bojan Blazhevski, speaking at the "The economic migration and brain drain"...

Portalb analysis: The summer season starts – people are leaving massively abroad for seasonal work by the seaside

"Looking for a waiter/bartender and the salary that is offered ranges from 800 to 1,000 EUR," this is only one of the many advertisements for seasonal work in Zagreb, Croatia. The summer season has started - this year's "hit" destination for seasonal work in the catering business is Croatia, informs Portalb.mk. The salaries can reach up to 1,500 EUR....

Truthmeter: The Serbs in North Macedonia do not justify the war in Ukraine, but some of them support Russia

Serbs as well as some members of the Serbian-Macedonian associations in Polog are against the invasion of any country and are in favor of preserving the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. But some of them, despite condemnation from many countries and organizations, as well as indications that misunderstandings should be resolved through diplomacy, still believe that Russian President...

The role of the Albanian parties in NMacedonia in the context of the fight against the Russian influence

Although N. Macedonia is historically, but also geographically oriented towards Euro-Atlantic values, the government led by VMRO-DPMNE and DUI led by the former Prime Minister, now asylum seeker Nikola Gruevski, often “flirted” with Russia. The overthrow of this government was not so easy, it was made more difficult by the Russian agents, who had a part in organizing the...

Russian Propaganda in Macedonia in 2018: “United Macedonia” as a “Pawn” of “United Russia”

The recent expulsion of five Russian diplomats is not the first expulsion of Russian diplomats from Macedonia. For the first time, Macedonia expelled a Russian diplomat in 2018, when not only the intensified Russian propaganda influence was noticeable, but also an attempt for Russian political influence by supporting the Macedonian clone of “United Russia”, writes Truthmeter.mk. Under the syndicating agreement...

The Russian scientific, educational and cultural cobweb in North Macedonia

The cobweb of Russian influence in North Macedonia is also being built through science, education and culture. This is achieved by placing topics related to scientific, cultural and educational, as well as a religious community with Russia, joint appearances and celebrations of important dates said representatives of the academic community and media reactions related to celebrations, activities and concrete...

Truthmeter: Although Mayor Bexheti promised, construction work on the Saraj Polyclinic was not completed in February

Although the mayor of Saraj, Blerim Bexheti, said that the construction works of the polyclinic in this municipality will be completed in February, it has not been realized. According to the field photos, the work in this building continues. The work will not be completed for at least another month, writes Portalb.mk. Under the syndicating agreement between Portalb.mk and Meta.mk,...

Russia now considers all European countries – with just few exceptions – its enemies!

On the the order of the Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Russian government has compiled a list of states that have allegedly "taken hostile actions against Russia, Russian companies and Russian nationals", informs the Serbian television N1. Out of this list of enemy states in Europe, that was published by Russian state media, just the following 6 countries...

North Macedonia will not withdraw from Open Balkan Initiative despite Serbia’s position on Russia

The Government of North Macedonia will not withdraw from the "Open Balkan Initiative" regardless of Serbia's refusal to impose sanctions on Russia, as the West, but also Albania and North Macedonia did, due to the aggression on Ukraine. According to the Government fo North Macedonia, Serbia's position regarding the situation in Ukraine is its inner affair, writes Portalb.mk. "Notwithstanding what...

Defense Minister of North Macedonia: We are not sending soldiers to Ukraine

There is a decision for sending aid in the form of equipment and arms to Ukraine, in accordance with their requests, but this country hasn’t made a decision to send soldiers. There will be no such decision, said Defense Minister of North Macedonia, Slavjanka Petrovska, during the celebration of the Macedonian Army Special Forces Battalion Day. She said that...

Protesters in front of Russian embassy in Skopje shout ‘Putin is a fascist’ demanding end to war against Ukraine

Dozens of citizens of North Macedonia and Ukrainians residing in Skopje protested against Russian invasion on Ukraine through a march from the main square of the  capital of  North Macedonia to the Russian embassy on February 25. They sung Ukrainian songs and shouted "Putin is a fascist, Putin is a murderer" while carrying signs reading "Russia keep off Ukraine,"...

Significant decline in citizens’ perceptions of EU’s influence in North Macedonia

In 2021, 68% of the citizens supported the idea of North Macedonia becoming EU member-state, but the Macedonian citizens were not sufficiently informed about the trajectory and the time frame of the EU accession process itself. The perceived influence of EU in North Macedonia has dropped to the lowest ranking in the last several years - from 44.8% in 2019...