All posts in Perspectives

May 22, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Hastily enough, Zoran Zaev’s proposal to renaming fYROMacedonia into Republica Illindenska Makedonija was dismissed by most Greek political parties. Above all, the rejection of the proposal in the heat of […]

Nord Stream ΙΙ vs US shale gas: When Washington provokes Brussels

May 18, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The American administration is openly provoking the institutional functioning of the EU and the free will of each member country, as pressure from Don ...

The Way Back: Brain Drain and Prosperity in the Western Balkans

May 10, 2018, by Alida Vračić

On 27 December 2017, the Skopje-based Institute for Strategic Research and Education published a study showing that 69 per cent of lecturers, assistan ...

Bitcoin: Debating the price trends, and a new channel on crypto launches in Bulgaria

April 22, 2018, by Lance Nelson

Following four months of a bear market in Bitcoin, the question now is whether the turning point in price has been reached – or is about to be. ...

  • Commentary: 4 factors that led to Turkey’s snap elections
    April 21, 2018, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

    Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has called snap elections at the request of his ultra-nationalist ally, the Nationalist Action Party (MHP), in a surprise move forced upon the government by […]

  • Do the Western Balkans face a coming Russian storm?
    April 5, 2018, by Mark Galeotti of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    “Serbia and the rest of the Balkans are a pawn in a great game of powers between Russia, the EU, and the US.” – Former Serbian economy minister Saša Radulović. […]