See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Embattled Balkans Creep Closer to Russia

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2022
From The Right
Yuri Kochetkov/AFP via Getty Images
ANALYSIS

Disputes over identity and historical birthrights are part and parcel to the Balkans. A past characterized by subjection to foreign empires meets innumerable ethnic, linguistic, and religious differences, all concentrated in a narrow geographic funnel that forms the (almost) European crossroads of West and East.

Just over the past several weeks, the region has been wracked by heightened geopolitical turmoil: Bulgaria and North Macedonia have seen mirror protests in each of their respective capitals over a proposed deal to ensure the latter country’s ascension to the E.U.; the government in...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/embattled-balkans-creep-closer-to-russia/

More News about World from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right